Rockets

Companies Will Have Five Years to Dispose of Their Dead Satellites

Kessler syndrome seems to be a growing fear for those interested in space exploration. The condition where numerous non-functional pieces…

5 days ago

The Saturn V was Incomprehensibly Loud. Like Thousands of jet Aircraft Taking off Together

What's the loudest sound you've ever heard? Many people will say an aircraft engine unless they are lucky enough to…

4 weeks ago

Rocketlab Sent This Engine to Space and Then Retrieved it. A new Test Shows it’s Still Working Fine

Reusable rocket engines have become all the rage lately, even as NASA's continually delayed Artemis I mission attempts to launch…

1 month ago

Artemis 1 Goes Back to the Launch pad, Getting Ready for its August 29th Blastoff

The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft now sits on the launchpad, ready for liftoff on a journey…

2 months ago

Hazegrayart Shows how Rocket Lab's Reusable Neutron Rocket Could Work

A new animation shows what Rocket Lab's totally-reusable rocket will look like when it starts sending satellites to space.

2 months ago

More Rocket Launches Could Damage the Ozone Layer

There are few things in this world that brings feelings of awe and wonder more than a rocket launch. Watching…

3 months ago

They Did It! Rocket Lab Uses Copter to Catch (and Release) a Rocket

Rocket Lab has just joined SpaceX in the club of space companies that can launch an orbital-class rocket booster and…

5 months ago

SpaceX is Hoping to Turn Atmospheric CO2 Into Rocket Fuel

Elon Musk has announced that SpaceX may start a carbon capture program as an eco-friendly way of creating propellant.

10 months ago

Astronomy Jargon 101: Escape Velocity

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll finally get away with today's topic:…

10 months ago

Rocket Lab Shows off its new Reusable Neutron Rocket, due for Launch in 2024

Rocket Lab just showed the updated design of their Neutron rocket, which features a never-before-seen Hungry Hippo fairing!

10 months ago