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These innovations from the Moon landing changed life on Earth

These innovations from the Moon landing changed life on Earth

Much of the common technology we use daily today originates from our drive to put a human on the Moon.
NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021

NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn't have a rocket capable of such feats. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA's solution,
China wants to launch the next SpaceX

China wants to launch the next SpaceX

China's regulators are catching up with their country's booming private space business.

Watch 5,000 rockets attempt a world record simultaneous launch to celebrate Apollo 11

50 years ago today, at 9:32 AM ET, Apollo 11 took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a Saturn V rocket. At 9:32 AM ET this morning in 2019, you can watch as the U.S. Space & Rocket
India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch

India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch

The United States and Russia may have paved the way to the Moon, but as technology advances, we're seeing many more countries launching their own lunar exploration missions. India is one of those
SpaceX found the problem that blew up its Crew Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX found the problem that blew up its Crew Dragon spacecraft

The investigation shows a fixable problem, but don't count out on SpaceX flying astronauts in 2019.

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the
A Car For The Jet Age: Cool Pics Of The 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket

A Car For The Jet Age: Cool Pics Of The 1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket

The 1950s was a rememberred decade in many things. From the boom of culture and fashion to the unique inventions...
Europe to develop reusable rockets to fend off SpaceX dominance

Europe to develop reusable rockets to fend off SpaceX dominance

No one country can claim monopoly or sovereignty of the vastness of outer space. They can, however, claim superiority in the technologies that will take equipment and humans there. For the past years,
Europe to develop reusable rockets to fend off SpaceX dominance

Europe to develop reusable rockets to fend off SpaceX dominance

No one country can claim monopoly or sovereignty of the vastness of outer space. They can, however, claim superiority in the technologies that will take equipment and humans there. For the past years,
Elon Musk says he knows why Falcon Heavy’s core booster missed its landing

Elon Musk says he knows why Falcon Heavy’s core booster missed its landing

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in the early hours of Tuesday morning, delivering 24 satellites into orbit and making many of its clients very happy in the process. The company nailed the
Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center booster narrowly miss its mark

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center booster narrowly miss its mark

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket early this morning, and it was just the third time it's ever done so. The massive rocket — a pair of side boosters strapped to its central core booster —
Elon Musk is building a fleet of reusable rockets

Elon Musk is building a fleet of reusable rockets

Just what every billionaire needs: rockets you can launch over and over again. SpaceX is ahead in this part of the space-business game.
SpaceRyde wants to make access to space more available and more affordable

SpaceRyde wants to make access to space more available and more affordable

Life can be tough for a small satellite operator – it may be relatively cheap and easy to build small sats (or CubeSats, as they’re sometimes called), but arranging transportation for those satellites
SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch

SpaceX's largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus during
Blue Origin test fires the engine that could help it land on the moon

Blue Origin test fires the engine that could help it land on the moon

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin has carried out a test firing of its BE-7 engine, the propulsion system which it hopes will help humankind to land on the moon for the first time since 1972.
Watch Blue Origin’s BE-7 rocket ace its first colorful hot-fire

Watch Blue Origin’s BE-7 rocket ace its first colorful hot-fire

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ space company, has hit a new rocket milestone in its plan to make it to the Moon – and the billionaire celebrated with a video of the colorful moment. The company tested the
Watch Blue Origin’s BE-7 rocket ace its first colorful hot-fire

Watch Blue Origin’s BE-7 rocket ace its first colorful hot-fire

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ space company, has hit a new rocket milestone in its plan to make it to the Moon – and the billionaire celebrated with a video of the colorful moment. The company tested the
What’s driving defense consolidation? Missile money

What’s driving defense consolidation? Missile money

I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Are you listening? Missiles.

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET

SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission as soon as