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High-profile hacker Gary McKinnon claims to have some interesting information about the US Navy's intergalactic adventures...
THE NEW SPACE RACE IS ON
Mark Watney, eat your heart out
Mark Watney, eat your heart out
According to NASA, the 5:55 pm EST launch of the unmanned commercial cargo ship atop an Atlas V rocket was going without a hitch until high winds rose in the last half hour. After several holds, Atlas launch control scrubbed the attempt at 5:59 pm.
This weekend, the golf cart-sized Japanese spaceship named Akatsuki could become a national hero. Or it could end up a national disgrace.
"Air launch enables us to provide rapid, responsive service to our satellite customers on a schedule set by their business and operational needs, rather than the constraints of national launch ranges," George Whitesides, Virgin Galactic's chief
Thursday afternoon, a spacecraft is scheduled to blast off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral, hoisting 7,700 pounds of supplies to the crew on the International Space Station.
Since one of their rockets exploded in June, SpaceX has been grounded as they troubleshoot. The company is also upgrading their rockets with new engines that can carry heavier loads.
John Bossard (Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineer; President/Owner of BSRD-LLC) on aerospace and advanced technology industries, the private space race, and aerospace propulsion systems and combustion devices - Keith Cyrnek goes over the news
Reaction Engines says its invention will allow airliners to fly at five times the speed of sound
Regardless of who wins reusable launch market, we all win in the end.
Blue Origin, the private space firm owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, has just dropped a huge gauntlet in the race to develop a reusable rocket.
After Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin had a successful launch Monday, Musk, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX, was quick to say congrats on Twitter.
The two companies agreed to expand production capability of Origin's BE-4 rocket motor, "an important step toward building (them) at the production rate needed for the Vulcan launch vehicle," said Bezos.
James Corbett (Corbett Report) talks about Paris, Syria, Russia, Turkey, and America's interventionist foreign policy - Michael Belfiore (Author, Writer) provides and update on the private space race (Blue Origin reaching space in a reusable rocket
Yesterday at Blue Origin's West Texas proving grounds, the company's New Shepard spacecraft launched to an altitude of 329,839 feet, almost 2,000 feet past the international accepted boundary of space, and returned to Earth
The key to private space delivery may be terrible geopolitics.
(in January of 1975)
What this statement disguises, however, is that NASA actually has no idea how many Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHA's) exist. It can only report the number it has spotted so far, presently totalling 1,635 (of which 877 have diameters of a kilom
Two of the biggest space movies of recent years, "Gravity" and "The Martian," imagine American astronauts turning to China for help. That scenario, once far-fetched, is increasingly likely these days as China rapidly becomes a leader in space explora
One step closer to owning pieces of asteroids?
Tackling an 80-year-old theory
When it's finished, it'll be the largest in the world, and up to 10x sharper than Hubble
SpaceX just released epic footage of its SuperDraco engines that can take a rocket from 0 to 100 mph in 1.2 seconds
The Senate passed Nov. 10 the final version of a commercial space bill that extends two key regulatory provisions and provides limited property rights for resources extracted from asteroids.
For the last quarter century or so, a British company called Reaction Engines has been making slow, steady progress toward a hybrid system that has the potential to bind aircraft and spacecraft together.
Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have discovered a gene in an ancient Australian native tobacco plant that they say is the key to growing crops in space.
Mars used to have flowing water, a thick atmosphere, and a crackling magnetic field.