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The Prototype for the Starship has been Assembled, Hop Tests Could be Happening Soon

In an announcement sure to make you quiver with delight, Elon Musk says that SpaceX could begin short-hop test flights…

5 years ago

Jeff Bezos Says The New Shepard Will Soar Next on Sunday. Here’s How to Watch It Live.

The 8th test flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket - a major step towards the development of space tourism…

6 years ago

The Aerospike Engine Was Considered for the Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About to Change

This summer, New Mexico-based aerospace company will be testing the aerospike engine, a concept which almost became part of the…

7 years ago

High Winds, Technical Issues, and a Boat Delay Orion Test Flight

Wind gusts, an issue with valves on the Delta IV Heavy rocket, and an errant cruise ship all contributed to…

9 years ago

More Revealed about Siebold’s Escape from SpaceShipTwo

Yes, there was a thumbs up. Through an interview with the father of the SpaceShipTwo pilot, the Daily Mail has…

10 years ago

Video: Test Flight For NASA’s Orion Will be a ‘Trial By Fire’

NASA is getting ready for the first test flight of the Orion crew vehicle, currently scheduled for December 4, 2014.…

10 years ago

NASA’s Mighty Eagle Takes Flight; Finds Its Target

No, it's not a UFO -- it's NASA's "Mighty Eagle", a robotic prototype lander that successfully and autonomously found its…

12 years ago