Saturn V

If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant

I always remember hearing the comparison of how the Space Shuttle’s main engines would drain an average family swimming pool…

2 years ago

China is Working on a Rocket as Powerful as the Saturn V, Could Launch by 2030

As part of their goal to conduct a crewed mission to the Moon, China is busy developing the Long March…

4 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…

4 years ago

The Mars Project! Von Braun’s Ideas for a Mars Mission. Collaboration with Vintage Space

In a special two part episode, Fraser collaborates with space historian Amy Shira Teitel at Vintage Space to investigate what…

5 years ago

Falcon Heavy Vs. Saturn V

A comparison between the rocket that delivered the Apollo astronauts to the Moon, and the one that promises to deliver…

5 years ago

Uh, We’re Going To Need A Bigger Landing Pad

With the upcoming test of the Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX is looking to expand its facilities by introducing two new…

5 years ago

Saturn V’s New Mission Is To…Mississippi?

The Saturn V rocket that was supposed to launch Apollo 19 to the Moon in 1973 has found a new…

5 years ago

Artificial Object in Trans-lunar Orbit to Impact Earth on November 13

Get ready for a man-made fireball. A object discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey on Oct 3rd temporarily designated WT1190F is…

6 years ago