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Rocket Igniters In Super Slow Motion Look Cool as Hell

Model rockets can be just as awe-inspiring as the Falcon Heavy from the right angle.
Becky Ferreira
2.5.18
stockpiles
stockpiles

Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes

Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
David Axe
11.2.17
space monkeys
space monkeys

The First Primate in Space Was Drugged and Strapped into a Nazi-Designed Rocket

On June 14, 1949, Albert II became the first primate to visit outer space, paving the way for human spaceflight.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.17
blastoff
blastoff

Watch this Clear Glass Model Rocket Get Lit

A bonafide window into rocket propulsion.
Becky Ferreira
5.16.17
on the shoulders of giants
on the shoulders of giants

I Felt Every Emotion Standing in the Shadows of NASA's Apollo 1 Fire

Traveling to Pad 34 last week—a trip generously arranged for me by NASA staff—made me feel like I finally knew my grandpa, who tried to save three astronauts.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.28.17
RocketRocket
RocketRocket

We Are Living in the Age of the Reusable Rocket

SpaceX has successfully reflown (and landed) one of its used Falcon 9 rockets.
Jason Koebler
3.30.17
liftoff
liftoff

Canada Is Getting Its First Spaceport

Maritime Launch Services Ltd brings a global spaceflight network to a small Canadian town.
Becky Ferreira
3.15.17
Rocket Science
Rocket Science

SpaceX's Latest Rocket Landing Video Is Stunning

The drone's-eye view of the latest Falcon 9 rocket booster coming back from space is awe-inspiring.
Carl Franzen
2.20.17
japan
japan

The Maiden Flight of the World’s Tiniest Orbital Rocket Ends in Failure

The 32-foot-tall rocket was developed to meet a growing demand for microsatellite launches.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
Space
Space

SpaceX Revealed the Cause of Its Rocket Explosion, And When It’s Launching Again

Buckles in Falcon 9 helium tank likely cause of September catastrophe.
Ben Sullivan
1.4.17
nasa
nasa

NASA Just Deployed a Fleet of Satellites From a Rocket Strapped to a Plane

CYGNSS will probe the depths of hurricanes with unprecedented accuracy.
Becky Ferreira
12.15.16
musical
musical

Rocket Opera Pays Homage to Women of the Space Race

From Margaret Hamilton to Sally Ride, David Cox pays homage to the women heroes of the American and Soviet space programs in the final installment of his Rocket Opera trilogy.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.3.16