rockets

nasa

NASA Says $700 Million in Rocket Failures Caused by Fraudster Company

Aluminum supplier Sapa Profiles, Inc. will pay $46 million to NASA, the Department of Defense, and other victims of its fraud scheme.
Becky Ferreira
5.1.19
ETA - Created with GEICO

Watch a DIY Rocketeer Attempt to Land His Model Rocket Like SpaceX

Joe Barnard founded a company with the aim of matching the technical achievements in the space industry at the hobby rocket scale. Motherboard went to visit him to see how his tests of self-landing rockets are coming along.
Motherboard Staff
12.6.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

Watch a DIY Rocketeer Attempt to Land His Model Rocket Like SpaceX

Joe Barnard founded a company with the aim of matching the technical achievements in the space industry at the hobby rocket scale. Motherboard went to visit him to see how his tests of self-landing rockets are coming along.
Motherboard Staff
12.6.18
rockets

NASA's Mars Rocket is Over Budget and Behind Schedule, Audit Finds

“At its current rate, we project Boeing will expend at least $8.9 billion through 2021—double the amount initially planned—while delivery of the first Core Stage has slipped 2½ years.”
Becky Ferreira
10.12.18
outer space

US Commercial Space Program in Jeopardy After Botched Launch

After an engine failure this morning, American and Russian administrators are rushing to find the cause of the problem so they can replace the crew of the ISS before 2019.
Caroline Haskins
10.12.18
rockets

Meet the Amateur Rocketeer Building Self-Landing Replicas of SpaceX Rockets

Joe Barnard has spent the last three years pioneering DIY landing technologies for amateur rockets and now the aerospace industry is paying attention.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.21.18
boom

Watch the Air Force Blow Up a Piece of Spaceflight History

Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 17, built in 1956, was demolished on Thursday.
Becky Ferreira
7.12.18
Space

We Talked to the Flat Earther Who Took to the Sky in a DIY Rocket

“Before the launch, some girl threw her pair of panties inside of the rocket. They're hanging on my wall right now.”
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.18
SpaceX

SpaceX's central core is officially a space oddity

Two of the Falcon Heavy's three reusable rockets have successfully touched back down on their launchpads.
Alex Lubben
2.6.18
Start Rolling Your Blunts

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

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
Fireworks

Watch These Two Churches Go to Battle with Fireworks

Best. Tradition. Ever.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.4.17
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