Vertical (on the tail) landings has been a standard trope of science fiction stories and movies for decades.
In the last two months, two US corporations achieved it in reality.
The December 21 successful landing by Space-X was the most significant: a full-sized rocket returning from delivering two satellites into orbit.
Until now, all the space events at Cape Canaveral have been launchings … or attempted launchings.
Tomorrow, here we come.