Rockets

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.

1 month 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:…

1 month 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!

2 months ago

South Korea Launches its First Rocket. The Third Stage cut off Short.

So far, only six countries have successfully launched more than 1 ton of equipment into space using domestically developed rockets. …

2 months ago

It’s Official, William Shatner Will be Flying to Space With Blue Origin

Star Trek meets star reality as William Shatner, the iconic 90-year-old actor, will fly on the next Blue Origins suborbital…

4 months ago

Lightweight Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Fuel Tanks Pass a Critical Test, and Could Knock a lot of Weight off a Rocket’s dry Mass

Material science is still the unsung hero of space exploration.  Rockets are flashier, and control systems more precise, but they…

6 months ago

Relativity Space Gets a Huge Investment to Take on SpaceX With Reusable Rockets

Relativity Space, a recent to the commercial space sector, is primed to become one of SpaceX and Blue Origin's toughest…

8 months ago

In a Comprehensive new Test, the EmDrive Fails to Generate any Thrust

The EmDrive is a hypothetical rocket that proponents claim can generate thrust with no exhaust. This would violate all known…

10 months ago

China’s Super-Heavy Lift Rocket Will Carry 100 Tons to the Moon

China's proposed next-generation rocket reached the final stage of feasibility studies this month. The planned launch vehicle, known as the…

11 months ago

ESA is Working on its own Reusable Booster Stage

As part of their Themis Program, the ESA is developing reusable rocket technology.

1 year ago