Rocket Lab's Electron is set to become the first launcher made for, and for sale to, small satellite startups. The post This New Goldilocks Rocket Is Juuust Right for Small Satellites appeared first on WIRED.
The mission will use two of SpaceX's long-awaited technologies: a crew-rated capsule, the Crew Dragon, and the high-powered Falcon Heavy rocket. The post SpaceX Plans to Launch Humans Around the Moon in 2018 appeared first on WIRED.
It sometimes rains in Southern California. When the rain stops, rockets can launch. The post With Clear Skies Ahead, SpaceX Eyes a Saturday Launch appeared first on WIRED.
If they do, I'm pretty sure I heard Elon promise he's buying everyone a drink. The post SpaceX Is Totally Gonna Land a Rocket on a Drone Boat Again. Right? Right? appeared first on WIRED.
Here are three different methods to make a rocket - water and air, soda and butane or liquid nitrogen and water. The post Three Ways to Make a Rocket From a Bottle (Bonus: GIFs!) appeared first on WIRED.
SpaceX is betting superchilled liquid oxygen will give its rockets an edge—except when it comes to reliable launch schedules. The post SpaceX Keeps Aborting Liftoffs Because Rocket Fuel Is Tricky appeared first on WIRED.
Enough is enough. The Administrator of NASA calls on congress to fully fund the space program.
The post Congress, Don’t Make Us Hitch Rides With Russia. Love, NASA appeared first on WIRED.