Falcon 9

SpaceX has successfully tested its Falcon 9 rocket, the first privately designed spacecraft capable of carrying astronauts into orbit. It’s a two-stage rocket, which is a little less cool than Scaled Composites’s SpaceShip One that won the X-Prize, but SpaceShip One wasn’t able to reach orbit.

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