The first reusable spacecraft – Falcon-9R – successfully took off today. Here is a video of what this type of rocket will provide us.
And here is a recent test flight if the compete Facon-9R:
From almost 1000 feet the rocket returned to the same place it took off from. When this becomes routine, Space-X homes to reuse it up to 100 times. This will greatly lower the price of space travel.