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Elon Musk Shares Gnarly SpaceX Rocket Crash Stills

Elon Musk Shares Gnarly SpaceX Rocket Crash Stills

By Josh Wolford January 16, 2015

Last week, Elon Musk’s SpaceX tried to land a rocket on a drone ship, floating in the Atlantic Ocean. They failed. Now, Musk has posted some images of the Falcon 9’s collision and the gnarly explosion that followed. According to …

NASA Continues To Test That 3D Printed Rocket Injector NASA Continues To Test That 3D Printed Rocket Injector

Earlier this month, NASA impressed the lot of us with a test firing of a 3D printed rocket injector. The test went swimmingly and compelled the agency to take it up a notch in future tests. NASA’s latest test saw …

SpaceX’s Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways, and It’s Incredible [VIDEO] SpaceX’s Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways, and It’s Incredible [VIDEO]
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing some incredible things with its Falcon 9 test rig, codenamed “Grasshopper.” Last month, we saw it launch 325m into the air, stall and seemingly float in midair, and then land back on its launch pad. …

NASA Made A Working 3D Printed Rocket Injector NASA Made A Working 3D Printed Rocket Injector

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NASA has a vested interest in 3D printing. It’s already investigating food-based 3D printers, and the idea of building satellites in space with the technology. Now it’s working on 3D printed rocket parts. Over the summer, NASA has been testing …

NASA Tests Liquid Hydrogen/Oxygen Engine For Upcoming Heavy Rocket NASA Tests Liquid Hydrogen/Oxygen Engine For Upcoming Heavy Rocket

NASA on Thursday tested the powerpack assembly for the J-2X engine, an important component of NASA’s next-generation heavy-lift rocket. The J-2X powerpack assembly was test-fired at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The engine will power the upper stage of …

Rocket Car’s Engine Reaches 30,000 Horsepower In First Test Rocket Car’s Engine Reaches 30,000 Horsepower In First Test

Would you ride in a car that could hit speeds up to 1,000 MPH? Most probably wouldn’t, but researchers in Britain are creating that can do just that anyway. It’s called the Bloodhound SSC, and it just passed its first …

NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch Next Week NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch Next Week

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NASA this week is preparing for the first SpaceX launch under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. NASA has not had the capability, on its own, to deliver and return cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS) since …

NASA Launches 5 Rockets To Test Jet Stream NASA Launches 5 Rockets To Test Jet Stream

Since the 1960’s when when manned rockets were first launched, NASA noticed something odd at about 60-65 miles above the surface of the earth. Up until now there was speculation about how these 200-300 mph winds were affecting satellites and …

Derek Fisher Bought Out By The Houston Rockets Derek Fisher Bought Out By The Houston Rockets

Derek Fisher, the legendary L.A. Lakers point guard, has negotiated a buyout with the Houston Rockets after playing 537 consecutive NBA games. The buyout came on Thursday, with Houston eager to get veteran Fisher on their roster–which includes mostly green …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin To Launch Space Shuttle This Summer Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin To Launch Space Shuttle This Summer
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is more than just the boss of one of the world’s biggest e-businesses. He’s also a venture capitalist in the field of space exploration. Blue Origin, the space travel venture owned by Bezos, is preparing to …

Rockets, Sleepers and Duds

People love to throw around the “Content is King” cliché when discussing methods of luring incoming linkage in efforts to improve search rankings. The statement, while accurate, leaves much to be desired as far as practical application is concerned.

When it comes to content, everyone has theories on how to create and maintain quality. There are strategies to writing headlines, style of verbiage, and even paragraph spacing.

Amanda Congdon Rockets To Disney

The House of Mouse has given former Rocketboom anchor Amanda Congdon a new home, where she will contribute to ABC News online and television broadcasts.

VON: Andrew Baron Rockets In

Rocketboom’s stormy breakup with host Amanda Congdon captivated the blogosphere. Baron started over with a new host, Joanne Colan, and arrived at Fall 2006 VON to talk about his view of the nascent online video industry.

Rockets End an Era: SkyLarks and Titans

Britain ended an era with the launch of the 441st and final Skylark rocket. The rocket launched from Sweden and contains several experiments for the European Space Agency. This marks the end of nearly 50 years of British contributions to the exploration of space.

Russian Rockets Responsible For Child Illness

A Russian rocket site in Kazakhstan is being blamed for higher children sickness rates in the surrounding residential areas. The culprit is thought to be unburned fuel being sprayed out when the rockets launch.