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Look Out, Elon Musk: Jeff Bezos Is Going To Space, Too

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept 15 (Reuters) -- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos unveiled plans on Tuesday to build a rocket manufacturing plant and launch site ...

SpaceX - Fall Down, Get Back Up - Unless Congress Keeps Them Down

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

A rocket can be fixed. A mindset has to be changed or those holding it made irrelevant.

We Must Be Our Own Kennedy

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Sometimes you have to change course to get on course. And the first small step in doing so may be to realize you didn't really know where you were going in the first place - and why.

To Stay

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Imagine looking up and seeing a ring of little pearls in the sky that are human habitats, or knowing there are trees growing on the Moon and the first human babies are being born on Mars who will call it their Home.

NASA Launches Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite

Brian Milne | Posted 04.04.2015 | Science
Brian Milne

NASA's first mission of 2015 is underway, successfully launching a Delta II rocket equipped with a soil moisture mapping satellite at 9:22 a.m. EST Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Central Coast of California.

"ART GIRLS" (R)evolution in Berlin

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Even as it creates a fantastical story bringing art into everyday life via a quantum human evolutionary leap, ART GIRLS memorializes the vast raw urban spaces that made Berlin the destination for artists the world over.

Is This The Rocket That Will Take Man To Mars? | Mike Wall | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science

The huge rocket that NASA is building to blast astronauts toward Mars, asteroids and other destinations in deep space has passed a critical design mi...

Destructive Rocket Crash Possibly Caused By Human Error

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | Science

The crash that destroyed a Russian rocket carrying £131.4 million of satellites may have been caused by sensors being installed upside down. The u...

North Korea Rocket

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


With the Launch of Fajr in Space, It's Showtime for Iran Again

Sourav Roy | Posted 07.23.2012 | World
Sourav Roy

Iranian officials consider it to be a reconnaissance satellite that will remain in orbit for 18 months. That's the longest any Iranian satellite has ever been in orbit.

SpaceX Identifies Cause Of Aborted Launch

Posted 05.20.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/19/2012 08:01 AM EDT on This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. EDT. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A failed...

Arugula Recipes So Good You'll Forget Other Lettuces Exist

Posted 04.29.2014 | Taste

Iceberg who?

When Rocket Scientists Go Wrong

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- It really is rocket science and it really is hard. North Korea proved that again. The giant explosion that gets a rocket off the ground...

Blast Off With The Lebanese Rocket Society

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

The Third Line Gallery in Dubai is currently exhibiting the latest installments of an ongoing project titled, "Lebanese Rocket Society: Part III, IV,...

NASA's Ex-Nazi Rocket Genius Born 100 Years Ago Today

Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/23/2012 10:05 AM EDT on One of the greatest rocket scientists of all time would have been 100 years ...

Robotic Cargo Ship Launched Toward Space Station

Posted 03.23.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 03/23/2012 01:00 AM EDT on A huge robot European cargo ship launched to the International Space Station today...

PHOTOS: Rocket Launched Into Aurora Borealis Makes For Spectacular Photos

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 02/21/2012 07:17 AM EST on A team of scientists launched a small rocket into an eye-popping northern ligh...

WATCH: Private Rocket Makes Debut Flight In California

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.16.2012 | Science

MOJAVE, Calif. -- A privately built rocket has made its first free-flight in the California desert as part of a NASA program exploring vertical landin...

Europe's New Rocket Blasts Off On Maiden Voyage

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/13/2012 07:36 AM EST on A brand-new rocket soared into space early Monday (Feb. 13) in a launch debut t...

What NASA Says About Russia's Unreliable Rockets

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 02.03.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- NASA says it still has confidence in the quality of Russia's manned rockets, despite an embarrassing series of glitches and failures in ...

Big Ideas in Small Times

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Crazy may not be the one who says the sun is the center of the solar system, the Earth is round and someday people might fly. It may be those who laugh at such words whose minds are lost.

$2.5 Billion "Dream Machine" To Launch This Weekend

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As big as a car and as well-equipped as a laboratory, NASA's newest Mars rover blows away its predecessors in size and sk...

Apollo's Children and the NewSpace Revolution

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 09.21.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

The shuttle program ended this week just as we celebrated the 42nd anniversary of Apollo. It is poetic and yet sad. It also begs the question, what ne...

The End of the Shuttle: The Real Reason We Send People Into Space

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

This week, the shuttle program ends and we "celebrate" the anniversary of Apollo, when humans first walked on the moon. Yet, many question if we ever went. Why? Because if we had why aren't we still there and far beyond?

Education Rocket Launches

AP | Posted 08.23.2011 | College

ATLANTIC, Va. -- A rocket carrying 17 educational experiments has been launched from Virginia's Eastern Shore. NASA says the Terrier-Improved Orion s...