SpaceX just launched a communications satellite to space using its Falcon 9 rocket. For the third time in a row, the rocket’s first stage booster landed in the ocean on a drone ship. This brief time-lapse from an onboard camera shows the booster’s descent.
On Friday (May 27, 2016) SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with the THAICOM 8 satellite into orbit. The launch went off right on time (after a one-day delay due to an unusual reading from the upper stage on the Thursday launch attempt),...Show More Summary
The Glonass-M navigation satellite, launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center atop a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, was brought to its target orbit by the Fregat upper stage, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.
The Fregat upper stage carrying the Glonass-M navigation satellite has successfully detached from the third stage of the Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday.
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President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Romania and Poland have put themselves in the “cross-hairs” of Russian rockets by hosting the U.S. defensive missile system that Russia considers a threat to its security. The Russian leader gave the stark warning over the missile shield during a joint news conference in Athens with Greek Prime... Show More Summary
Last night, for the third time in a row, SpaceX successfully landed a rocket on a floating target in the Atlantic Ocean. Launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the Falcon 9 rocket entered the upper atmosphere and delivered a Thai communications satellite before returning to earth and sticking its trickiest landing yet […]
While technically, this clip is described as a sped up video, I am going to let it fall under the timelapse category, because some achievements need to be celebrated. This 30 seconds sped up video timelapse was taken from a camera on top of the first stage booster as it descended back to earth and landed on [...]Show More Summary
The rocket company has done it again
SpaceX released a timelapse video of its rocket reentering the earth's atmosphere and navigating itself to a picture-perfect touchdown from Friday's launch. There is very little about this whole thing which I do not find completely amazing. The post A rocket lands itself on a boat appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
SpaceX has posted an amazing sped up video of the first-stage of their Falcon 9 rocket executing a perfect landing on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after the successful launch delivering THAICOM 8 to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit. THAICOM 8 spacecraft has been deployed into a nominal […]
Boy, I just don’t understand women. I really don’t. Who are they? What do they want? Are women really from Venus, as the book tells us? And, if so, why aren’t men allowed to travel there on rocket ships for a little fun in the sun? More important, is it true that women can walk directly through walls, like ghosts? Or is that something only ghosts can do?
A glass of crisp white and a rocket salad. And the potato mash, please. I haven't met a potato I didn't like. Famished each afternoon of my recent magical mermaid holiday, I sat down with wet salty hair, ordered and devoured. Swimming burns so much energy. Show More Summary
SpaceX has done it again. For the third time in a row, the Falcon 9 rocket has delivered its payload in the upper atmosphere and returned to earth with a successful vertical propulsion landing on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. This time SpaceX released the best angle yet of the landing—from the rocket itself all the way from space. Read more...
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and US-led coalition airstrikes killed 104 Islamic State militants in retaliation for the latest attack on a Turkish border province, Turkish media reported on Saturday, citing military sources.
Even though NASA will not sign a new contract for the delivery of US and European astronauts to the International Space Station by Russia’s Soyuz carrier rockets when the current contract runs out in 2018, it will still rely on Russian engines to man the space outpost, RT reported.
It's attached to the New Shepard reusable rocket.
SILICON VALLEY—Rocketing commuters between Los Angeles and San Francisco isn’t the first run expected by top executives working on Elon Musk's hyperloop idea Hyperloop One is planning to prove it can move freight first, and then people,...Show More Summary
Last time Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket stuck its ocean landing, he released a jaw-dropping video. This time, Musk has outdone himself. The latest onboard view from the Falcon 9 booster will zip you from space to the ocean landing and blow...Show More Summary