As a general rule, when NASA flies a scientific mission all the way to Mars, we expect that mission to … Continued
In Utah today, NASA completed a successful test of the world’s largest, most powerful solid rocket motor, the DM-2. For … Continued
The space shuttle program ain’t over till Congress says it’s over. A Senate committee is working on a bill that … Continued
President Obama also promised to commit to a new supersized rocket by 2015
Astronauts say the next crew launch vehicle should have disaster odds of just 1 in 1,000
I’m not quite ready to stop thinking about NASA’s Ares I-X rocket test earlier this week–and neither is Boston.com’s Big … Continued
When rockets go fast, they break the sound barrier. And when the sound barrier breaks, we get the Prandtl–Glauert singularity. … Continued
Ares I-X roared off its launch pad at 11:30 EST at Cape Canaveral. This marks success for NASA’s second launch … Continued
NASA’s first test of the Ares I-X rocket is on hold, waiting for stormy Cape Canaveral weather to pass. The … Continued
The Augustine Commission's last report promotes in-space refueling technology to extend space missions
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