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Grasshopper Rocket Successfully Takes Off And Lands Vertically

08/15/2013, There are some things in the world of science fiction that has proven to be difficult, nay, impossible to reconcile with real world physics. Ever wondered how space being a vacuum, is still capable of transporting sound such as screams and laser blasts...

NASA Intends To Go Green With Future Fuel

05/16/2013, Just in case you think that the earth is extremely dirty and sick, and is in serious need of a clean up, wait until you see the amount of debris as well as junk in space. NASA is thinking of cleaning up their act – which is good, especially since...

NASA rocket reborn for commercial use

09/13/2011, Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. What if you’re a defunct rocket sitting in some secret hangar of NASA? Well, the national space agency decided that there are still some miles left in their now defunct rocket, and will send engineers to...

ZTE to take advantage of T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ service

03/23/2011, ZTE has decided to make use of the soon-to-be AT&T baby, T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ service by rolling out a couple of wireless devices – with the first being the Rocket 3.0 USB modem which will be released later this spring. As for the other...

Laser-propelled rockets in the future?

01/24/2011, We’ve already seen laser-powered helicopters from LaserMotive and perhaps the company will go about sending rockets into space using lasers in the near future too. One of the issues about sending a chemical-powered rocket into space is that you need to...

Scientists Power Rocket With Microwaves

09/09/2010, We recently saw a laser-powered helicopter, and now the smart folks over at the Naka Fusion Institute of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have managed to launch a 126 gram rocket using a Gyrotron, a high-powered ground-based microwave beam emitter. By using...

NASA Second Rocket Booster Test Went Well

08/31/2010, U.S. space agency NASA has concluded its second rocket booster test, and that test had gone well at the ATK facility in Utah. The second rocket booster is part of a give-segment motor, an upgrade from the four-segment booster that is part of the current...

Rocket Man Fails To Fly To Europe

11/26/2009, We’d all love to fly around the sky the superman, but since we can’t fly naturally, we’ll just have to rely on science, like this Swiss adventurer who tries to fly from Morocco to Spain with jet-powered wings strapped to his back....