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July 6, 2018

Renderings of SpaceX clawboat’s huge net upgrade is a taste of what’s to come

After several close-but-no-cigar attempts at snatching a Falcon 9 payload fairing out of the air, SpaceX’s iconic recovery vessel Mr Steven is currently laid up at the […]
March 24, 2018

SpaceX launch last year punched huge, temporary hole in the ionosphere

Rocket launches act somewhat like a small volcano eruption. Contrary to popular belief, most of the time when a rocket launches, it does not go straight […]
October 21, 2017

The place spacecraft go to die

China‘s Tiangong-1 space station is currently out of control and expected to fall back to Earth next year. But not in the remote place where many […]
June 10, 2017

Comet Strikes May Have Helped Spur Life on Earth

New research provides for the first time a genetic link between comets and the atmosphere of Earth. Life on Earth may not have been possible without […]
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 20, 2017

SpaceX Snaps Picture-Perfect Photo of Its Rocket Landing at Sea

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean this past weekend, and the company managed to capture the remarkable […]
August 27, 2016

DRAGON'S BACK: SPACEX CONFIRMS SUCCESSFUL SPLASHDOWN

Dragon‘s taking a bath in the Pacific Ocean after spending a little over a month hanging out with the International Space Station. This is the other […]
June 23, 2016

SATELLITE WATCHERS FIND AMERICA'S LATEST SPACE SECRET

There are secrets space can’t keep. When the National Reconnaissance Office launched an object into space earlier this month, we knew only rough details: the size of the […]
January 17, 2016

Watch here as spacex attempts to make history by landing its rocket on a drone ship

The weather looks good for Sunday’s SpaceX launch. The company’s Falcon 9 rocket will will carry an ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, then attempt to land on […]