Tag: Reusable Rocket

Falcon Heavy Rocket Could Launch As Soon As This Fall: Elon Musk

SpaceX will aim for a November launch for its Falcon Heavy rocket, as announced by its CEO Elon Musk. Learn more about the role of this powerful reusable rocket technology in the planned Mars mission of the spaceflight firm.

Space July 31, 2017

SpaceX Shoots For Third Falcon 9 Launch In Barely 2 Weeks

Blasting off from the Kennedy Space Center of NASA in Florida this Sunday, July 2, the third Falcon 9 rocket mission will carry an Intelsat communications satellite to space. Here are the details on this SpaceX launch.

Space June 28, 2017

Neil deGrasse Tyson Won’t Fly SpaceX To Mars Until Elon Musk's Mom Completes Roundtrip Journey First

Would Neil deGrasse Tyson, who lauded reusable rocket technology, consider going to planet Mars via SpaceX? Yes, if Elon Musk decides to get his mom safely to Mars and back on Earth.

Space April 3, 2017

SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite With Its First Recycled Rocket

SpaceX launched the recycled Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on March 30. Before the historic launch, SpaceX renovated and tested the 15-foot booster along with its nine engines.

Space March 31, 2017

SpaceX Conducts Hot-Fire Test Ahead Of First Reusable Rocket's Historic Thursday Launch

SpaceX has test-fired its Falcon 9 rocket poised to make history on Thursday as a demonstration of Musk's reusable rocket technology. The Thursday launch will mark its fourth launch so far in 2017.

Space March 28, 2017

Blue Origin Announces Massive New Glenn Rocket: Is There Really A Market For Reusable Rockets?

Blue Origin is keen on being a big player in the aerospace industry, announcing the reusable rocket New Glenn to take on SpaceX's Falcon 9. Is Jeff Bezos right to invest in reusable rockets?

Space September 13, 2016

SpaceX To Build New Facility At Port Canaveral For Refurbished Falcon 9 Rockets

SpaceX is eyeing a new facility in Port Canaveral, Florida to serve as a potential location for its refurbished rockets operations. The 52,000-square-foot building was formerly used as a payload processing facility for Spacehab.

Space August 24, 2016

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Dragon Cargo Ship With Critical Equipment And Supplies For NASA

SpaceX has completed its ground-landing of the Falcon 9 rocket. The Falcon 9 delivered critical equipment and supplies to the International Space Station via SpaceX’s Dragon cargo ship.

Space July 18, 2016

SpaceX To Relaunch Used Rocket For the First Time

SpaceX will realize its vision of flying a used rocket this fall with a planned launch of one of its landed Falcon 9 rockets. Commercial satellite operator SES wants to be part of the potentially historic launch.

Space June 8, 2016

Indian Space Shuttle To Blast Off Into Space This May: Why ISRO's Big Leap Is Important

India is growing its own wings as one of its indigenous spacecraft will blast off into space for a test flight this month. The reusable spacecraft will mark the country's very first maiden launch.

Space May 16, 2016

Hello, SpaceX: Blue Origin Launches And Lands Reusable Rocket For The Second Time

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin successfully landed one of its New Shepard spacecraft during a test flight on Friday. The spacecraft was the same one used in another simulation in November where it was able to land vertically on its target site.

Space January 23, 2016

Space Junk Into Motion: How Much We're Polluting The Outer Space [Video]

A researcher at the University College London crafted a visualization which shows how much the Earth’s orbit has been cluttered with debris in the last 58 years. We highlighted the reasons for the growing pollution and some ways to keep it under control.

FUTURE TECH December 29, 2015

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Successfully Lands Used Rocket Back To Earth: What This Means To Space Industry

The New Shepard Rocket of Blue Origin was able to successfully land in one piece after space flight. Jeff Bezos, the man behind the historic event, thinks this means a lot of positive implications in the space industry.

Space November 25, 2015

The 'No Cigar' Moment: SpaceX Releases Falcon 9 Crash Landing on Ocean Barge Video, Photos

SpaceX has released a new Vine video showing a Falcon 9 rocket booster exploding after a crash landing on a floating platform. What is next for the company?

Space January 17, 2015

Success Or Not? SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Lands On Drone Barge But 'No Cigar'

SpaceX landed a rocket booster on a floating platform, but the rocket shattered on impact. Should this test be considered a success?

January 10, 2015

SpaceX Scrubs Falcon 9 Rocket Tuesday Launch Over Technical Glitch: Next Attempt on Jan. 9

The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket has been reset to Jan. 9 due to a glitch. Why could this vehicle be so important to the future of space travel?

Space January 7, 2015

SpaceX Ocean Barge Rocket Landing Experiment Aborted Before Liftoff

SpaceX is attempting to land a 14-story tall rocket on an ocean platform. However, the historic landing experiment was aborted before liftoff.

Space January 6, 2015

SpaceX Will Kick Off 2015 Space Mission with Jan. 6 Reusable Rocket Launch

The Jan. 6 space mission will attempt to achieve what has never been achieved before: land the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean.

Space January 6, 2015

SpaceX Reusable Rocket Might be Reality in 2015 [Video]

Reusable rockets may become a reality in 2015. SpaceX is hoping to get back its rocket after the launch of a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Space January 2, 2015

SpaceX video shows Falcon 9 reusable rocket in action

SpaceX recently released video footage of the latest test for its Falcon 9 reusable rocket, which successfully delivered six satellites to space and then arrived back to Earth fully intact.

Internet Culture August 19, 2014

SpaceX Grasshopper rocket sets new leap record

The Grasshopper prototype rocket of Elon Musk's SpaceX had a successful test launch on October 7. Its flight and successful return to its launchpad was recorded by a hexacopter drone.

Photo Gallery October 16, 2013

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