Another triumph of Elon Musk’s private SpaceX

America’s most extraordinary accomplishments in space lie yet ahead, and private efforts like the ones from SpaceX are among those forthcoming accomplishments.

Just one example is SpaceX’s Grasshopper vertical takeoff, vertical landing capability. Step by step, SpaceX has been perfecting VTVL capability for rockets, thereby reducing recovery times, improving recovery safety, and cutting refurbishing costs for reusable rockets.

Impressive work:

Via Rocket 'Grasshopper' leaps higher than tall building in single bound • The Register.

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