space launch system

Look out, Starship! China is Building a Massive Reusable Rocket!

China just showed off the massive storage tank that will be part of the super-heavy launch vehicle, the Long March…

1 year ago

SpaceX Sets New Record with Successful Test-Firing of 31 Raptor Engines!

SpaceX set a new record for thrust with the B7 booster's static fire test, which saw 31 of its 33…

1 year ago

NASA Just Tested a new Engine That Will Launch Artemis V and Beyond

NASA just conducted a hot fire test of the refurbished RS-25 engines that will take astronauts back to the Moon!

1 year ago

Artemis 1 Sends Back Snapshots of Earth as It Speeds Toward the Moon

As it heads for the moon, NASA's Orion space capsule is sending back snapshots of Earth that evoke the "blue…

2 years ago

NASA Says It’s Satisfied With Rehearsal for SLS Moon Rocket Launch

NASA says it's finished with having to do full-scale dress rehearsals for the first liftoff of its moon-bound Space Launch…

2 years ago

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Provides the Music for NASA's new SLS Video

Eddie Vedder's Invincible: a musical tribute to the rollout of the SLS, the coming launch of Artemis I, and humanity's…

2 years ago

The Space Shuttle was Originally Hoped to be a Fully Reusable two-Stage Rocket

A new animation shows what an alternate design for the Space Shuttle - a fully-reusable two-stage vehicle (DC-3) - would…

2 years ago

Artemis 1 Comes Together as the Orion Capsule is Stacked on Top of the Space Launch System

The Artemis I rocket has been fully stacked is ready for the final tests before launch!

3 years ago

This Time NASA’s SLS Hotfire Goes the Full 8 Minutes

The Core Stage of NASA's SLS rocket passed its Hot Fire test with flying colors, remaining lit for over 8…

3 years ago

SLS Will be Tested Again in About 3 Weeks

In three weeks, NASA will be conducting its second hot fire test with the SLS. If all goes well, the…

3 years ago