Fly To Anywhere On Earth With The Latest SpaceX Rocket

Before the 68th International Aeronautical Congress early this morning, Elon Musk delivered some bold predictions for his aeronautics company SpaceX: a massive new rocket that could put a satellite ten times the size of Hubble into space, a base on the moon, and two manned missions to Mars by 2024 to find a water source…

Twenty Satellites Launched By India And It Looked Absolutely Amazing

The underdog of the space game is bearing its teeth once again. On Wednesday morning (22 June), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a record-breaking 20 satellites up to the heavens. ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34) successfully launched its 1,288-kilogram (2,838-pound) bundle of intentional satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, an island off…

‘Test Like You Fly’: What Qualification Means for SLS Rocket

The word “qualification” has become quite synonymous with testing and building the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA’s Space Launch System, which will make missions possible to an asteroid and the journey to Mars. So, what does it mean for rocket parts to be “qualified” for the mission of going to deep space? And how does that…

Elon Musk tweets video of SpaceX rocket’s crash landing

Elon Musk isn’t afraid to admit when things go wrong.  The SpaceX founder tweeted out a video on Thursday of the company’s rocket crashing as it attempted to land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.  Looks like early liquid oxygen depletion caused engine shutdown just above the deck pic.twitter.com/Sa6uCkpknY — Elon Musk (@elonmusk)…