Rocket Launch

United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory on board at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB Friday Morning, May Be Visible From Bay Area

NASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Friday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.

3 hours ago

SpaceX Launch

Booster Rocket Breaks Apart Attempting Soft Landing After Successful SpaceX Launch At Cape Canaveral

SpaceX pulled off another successful launch of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday, but its revolutionary attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean barge fared less well.

01/10/2015

The SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket.  (CBS)

SpaceX Successfully Tests Reusable Rocket

A Southern California-based space company has successfully tested a reusable rocket it hopes will make it cheaper to go into space.

12/25/2012

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