In this passionate talk, legendary spacecraft designer Burt Rutan lambasts the U.S government-funded space program for stagnating ("Houston, we have a problem."), and calls for space entrepreneurs to pick up where NASA left off. Rutan won the $10M Ansari X-Prize for SpaceShipOne, the first privately funded craft to enter space twice in a 2-week period.
Hover test of Armadillo's Pixel craft. The landing was slightly off to the side of where the bulk of the hover test was conducted; this is intentional, as the spot under the hover test had been exposed to a lot of heat over the course of the test.