Russian Proton-M rocket crashed after a failed launch from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. The rocket was carrying three navigation satellites for its GLONASS satellite navigation system. There were no reported injuries.
SpaceX Grasshopper rocket is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle designed to return to the launch pad. Basically, a reusable rocket that doesn’t burn up in the atmosphere during reentry.
In the latest test, the Grasshopper flew 820 feet up in the air, tripling the height flown on its previous leap.
Turning your Christmas tree into a rocket may not be the best, but it’s probably the most awesome way to get rid of it.
A guy opens a can of beer with a rocket….
A team of scientists launched an instrument-laden rocket into northern lights display on Saturday, February 18th. The two-stage Terrier-Black Brant rocket was blasted from the Poker Flat Research Range in Fairbanks, Alaska. Funded by the NASA, the mission is studying electrical activity in the aurora borealis and the likelihood it’s interfering with GPS and other signals.
Paul Stender of Indianapolis, Indiana, strapped a cruise missile engine to the roof of a car. His 1967 Chevrolet Impala can now reach speeds of up to 300mph. The Jet-Impala 67 also fires out 30ft flames and…
Happy 4th of July everyone! Stay safe, and beware of rocket thieving dachshunds!