Rocket Science

Rocket Science

Why You Should Be Skeptical of the US Military's 'Successful' Missile Defense Test

The missile it intercepted was probably moving slower than one fired at the US from North Korea would be.
David Axe
6.2.17
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
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Watch the Most Satellites Ever Being Launched From a Single Space Mission

Go! Go! Go!
Samantha Cole
2.17.17
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China Will Overtake Russia In Annual Rocket Launches This Year

But the US will lead the world in the total number of rockets launched this year.
Grennan Milliken
11.30.16
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The Supermoon Rising Behind a Russian Rocket Is Awe-Inspiring

Get ready to feel small.
Carl Franzen
11.16.16
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America’s First Female Rocket Scientist Ran Away From Home to Become a Chemist

Today would have been Mary Morgan’s 95th birthday.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.4.16
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Watch Blue Origin Crash a Rocket In the Name of Safety

This test is a key step on the path to putting people in space.
Amy Thompson
10.5.16
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Watch as NASA Tests the Rocket Motor that Could Take Us to Mars

Scientists will test the motor that will power the Space Launch System rocket booster.
Amy Thompson
6.28.16
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Watch 400 Rocket Scientists Lose It After Blue Origin’s Rocket Stuck Its Landing

I mean, I’d lose it too.
Clinton Nguyen
12.4.15
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Breaking Gender Stereotypes with France's First Woman in Space

Claudie Haigneré on inspiring young girls to join the next generation of astronauts, and whether there should be an all-female space mission.
Kat Lister
11.5.15
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Watch SpaceX Almost Land a Rocket, From a GoPro

There's a massive explosion, don't worry.
Jason Koebler
4.17.15
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Know Your Missiles

Whether it's the Gaza Strip or the tragic mess of MH17, July has been a big month for missiles. So how do they work? And how did we get to this point?
Julian Morgans
7.28.14
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