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Morpheus Flies Higher and Farther Than Ever

) NASA's Project Morpheus nailed it again today with yet another successful free flight of their prototype lander, soaring higher,…

8 years ago

Heavy-Lift Rocket Launch Seen from Space

We all know what a big rocket launch looks like from the ground, but this is what it looks like…

8 years ago

Rocket Frog, Space Bat, and Now… a Launch Armadillo?

At 4:10 a.m. EDT this morning an Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral carrying the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Extremely…

8 years ago

Russian Rocket Fails During Launch, Explodes After Liftoff

At 2:38 UTC Tuesday morning (local time) a Russian Proton-M heavy lift rocket carrying three GLONASS navigation/positioning satellites exploded shortly after…

9 years ago

First-Ever Video of an ATV Vehicle Into Orbit!

Yesterday, June 5, the European Space Agency launched their ATV-4 Albert Einstein cargo vessel from their spaceport in French Guiana.…

9 years ago

Russia’s Soyuz Spacecraft: 46 Years and Still Soaring High

In just a couple of days a Soyuz rocket will lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, carrying NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn,…

9 years ago

This is Awesome: U.S. Space Team’s “Up Goer Five”

xkcd presents a Saturn V schematic using the 1,000 most used English words (xkcd.com) Randall Munroe at xkcd did it…

9 years ago

Exploded Rocket Fragments Could Endanger ISS and Future Missions

The International Space Station will have to look out for new debris from an exploded Russian rocket (NASA image) Traveling…

9 years ago

NASA’s Colossal Crawler Gets Souped-Up for SLS

Shuttle Discovery riding one of KSC's crawler-transporters to Launch Pad 39B in June 2005 (NASA) One of NASA's two iconic…

9 years ago

Morpheus Lander Crashes and Burns

NASA's "lean and green" Morpheus lander crashed and burned during a free flight test at Kennedy Space Center today, August…

9 years ago