rocket

NASA’s troubled next-generation rocket is finally assembled

NASA’s troubled next-generation rocket is finally assembled

NASA's Space Launch System has been troubled, suffering from delays and ballooning costs. Progress is being made, however, and recently NASA shared an update on the rocket.
The Mountain Where Space Junk Litters

The Mountain Where Space Junk Litters

The Altai Mountains in Central Asia is exceedingly beautiful with snow-capped peaks, rich pine forests and valleys studded with stunning alpine lakes and glaciers. The region is sparsely inhabited by

Get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype under construction

You won't have to rely on spy shots to get a glimpse of SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype while it's under construction -- they're coming straight from the company's founder. Elon Musk has posted a

SpaceX confirms it's almost ready to test its orbital Starship

SpaceX isn't wasting much time now that Starhopper has completed its hover test. The company has filed an FCC communication permissions request that, as Elon Musk confirmed, prepares for test-flying
What we can learn from the spy satellite image Trump tweeted

What we can learn from the spy satellite image Trump tweeted

"I simply did not expect Trump to release a satellite image at that resolution."
Amazing Video: SpaceX Starhopper test hop to a height of 150 meters

Amazing Video: SpaceX Starhopper test hop to a height of 150 meters

1p>Yesterday (August 27, 2019), at the South Texas Launch Site in Boca Chica Village, SpaceX successfully sent its Starhopper test vehicle on a flight that lived up to the second half of its name:
SpaceX Starhopper makes highest, longest, and final untethered hop

SpaceX Starhopper makes highest, longest, and final untethered hop

There’s nothing small about the hop that SpaceX just accomplished on Tuesday afternoon. It does, however, signify a large leap for the company and perhaps the entire space travel industry. Elon Musk’s
SpaceX Starhopper makes highest, longest, and final untethered hop

SpaceX Starhopper makes highest, longest, and final untethered hop

There’s nothing small about the hop that SpaceX just accomplished on Tuesday afternoon. It does, however, signify a large leap for the company and perhaps the entire space travel industry. Elon Musk’s

SpaceX Starhopper Test: Cops Warn Residents Near Launchpad of Potential Explosions

If things go wrong, SpaceX's largest Starhopper test to date might be powerful enough to destroy homes nearby.
Trump’s 5-year moon landing plan has gone off the rails

Trump’s 5-year moon landing plan has gone off the rails

Feuding senators and extreme alternatives are sucking the oxygen out of Artemis.

Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak

Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th
The latest US military satellite launch is a Space Force preview

The latest US military satellite launch is a Space Force preview

The operation offered a peek into the multibillion-dollar military rocket business.
Rocket Lab Electron rockets to have unusual recovery method

Rocket Lab Electron rockets to have unusual recovery method

A lot of people dream of making space travel a more regular thing but, until recently, most have taken for granted how expensive those can be simply because every rocket is almost completely destroyed
Rocket Lab Electron rockets to have unusual recovery method

Rocket Lab Electron rockets to have unusual recovery method

A lot of people dream of making space travel a more regular thing but, until recently, most have taken for granted how expensive those can be simply because every rocket is almost completely destroyed

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter

SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase will have
SpaceX delivers a freebie launch today after destroying a satellite in 2016

SpaceX delivers a freebie launch today after destroying a satellite in 2016

Elon Musk's rocket company has come a long way in the three years after destroying an Israeli satellite. So this launch is on the house.

SpaceX 'rideshare' program launches satellites for just $2.5 million

For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare
Inventor Franky Zapata rides jet-powered flyboard across the English Channel

Inventor Franky Zapata rides jet-powered flyboard across the English Channel

Mankind has always had an obsession with flying. Not just in large metal vehicles, which is probably just a compromise. In both science and fiction, people have tried to develop machines that would