Falcon Heavy

Planetary Society’s Light Sail 2 is Set to Launch on a Falcon Heavy Rocket Next Month

The Planetary Society is going to launch their LightSail 2 CubeSat next month. LightSail 2 is a test mission designed…

4 years ago

SpaceX Does it Again with Second Retrieval of Falcon Heavy Rocket

This week, SpaceX conducted the first commercial launch of the Falcon Heavy (and second launch overall) and managed to bring…

4 years ago

Elon Musk Just Shared an Image of the Main Body Tool for Building the BFR. That Thing is F’ing Big!

Elon Musk just released an Instagram post showing a key component of the upcoming BFR - the main body tool…

5 years ago

Hard Not to Get a Little Teary Watching this Video from SpaceX About the Falcon Heavy Launch

In honor of the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy, SpaceX has released an inspiring video of the event that…

5 years ago

Bacteria Surviving On Musk’s Tesla Are Either A Bio-threat Or A Backup Copy Of Life On Earth

Is Musk's Tesla Roadster in space a biological threat to life on other worlds, a back-up for life on Earth,…

5 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 480: Rockets pt. 2 – Multi-stage Boosters

The vast majority of rockets are multi-staged affairs. Why is this? What makes this kind of rocket so successful? Today…

5 years ago

Here’s How SpaceX is Planning to Recover Rocket Fairings: a Boat With a Net Called Mr. Steven

In their latest attempt to reduce the costs of individual launches, SpaceX is looking to make their rockets payload fairings…

5 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 479: Rockets pt. 1 – What Does “Single Stage To Orbit” Really Mean?

To celebrate the launch of the Falcon Heavy, we figured it was time for an all new series, this time…

5 years ago

Carnival of Space #549

Welcome to the 549th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers,…

5 years ago

Astrophotographer Captures Musk’s Tesla Roadster Moving Through Space

An award-winning astrophotographer in California has captured images of the Tesla Roadster and its driver "Starman" speeding through space.

5 years ago