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February 1, 2017

SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition finally puts pods in the tube

Only three out of 27 teams made it to the final round.   “I almost cried the first time it went 50 kilometers per hour.” Marleen […]
January 30, 2017

SpaceX Delays First Flight From NASA Shuttle Launch Pad

Elon Musk‘s rocket company has bumped a commercial satellite mission until after a scheduled mid-February cargo run to the International Space Station. SpaceX on Sunday bumped […]
January 15, 2017

SpaceX launches 1st rocket since explosion in Florida

Company aims to launch 27 rockets this year, more than triple last year’s number A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and […]
October 11, 2016

HOW THE NOISE OF BIG ROCKETS BREAKS APART BUILDINGS

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally prepared for what it would be […]
September 1, 2016

THAT SIGNAL WASN'T ALIENS — IT WAS COMING FROM EARTH

Did we just get neuralyzed? For a few precious days this week, the scientific community vacillated between enthralled or enraged by the news that a Russian […]
August 12, 2016

NEW 'ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY' TRAILER SHOWCASES AN UNEASY ALLIANCE

Luke Skywalker is America’s favorite insurgent. The plucky orphan at the heart of Star Wars is thrust into greatness through luck and fate, his own actions forging and […]
July 29, 2016

WHY NASA ASTRONAUTS JUST SPENT A WEEK LIVING IN A CAVE

We tend to think of space as the final frontier, full of new and exciting worlds to explore. As such, it’s easy to forget there are […]
July 28, 2016

Women In Space

59 different woman have flown into space, either as cosmonauts, astronauts, payload specialists or foreign nationals. 8 have flown in the Soviet/Russian program, 2 in the […]
March 3, 2016

NASA decision on InSight Mars lander’s future expected soon

WASHINGTON — NASA could make a decision within a week on the fate of a NASA Mars lander that is facing about $150 million in additional […]