rockets

5.1.19

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.

12.6.18

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.

12.6.18

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.

10.12.18

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.”

10.12.18

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.

9.21.18

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.

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7.12.18

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.

3.29.18

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.”

2.6.18

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.

2.5.18

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.

11.2.17

Experts: America Doesn't Need All These Nukes

Nuclear deterrence can be way less pricey, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

7.4.17

Watch These Two Churches Go to Battle with Fireworks

Best. Tradition. Ever.

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