SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Reusable Rocket Flies to 1,000 Meters, Hovers, And Then Lands Safely

The Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) two-stage rocket by SpaceX recently performed its second flight test where it zoomed to 1,000 meters, hovered, and then landed using its fixed legs. SpaceX will soon transition to a version of the F9R with legs folded against the side during liftoff that will extend during touchdown.

via Elon Musk