John Myers

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Natural Born Killer: Sustainable Ways to Defeat Weeds

Flynnside Out Productions<p>Not crazy about the idea of dousing your yard with chemicals? Me neither. But I also don't relish the idea of aggressive …

Gardening

Lawn Patrol: Renovate or Redo Your Lawn Landscaping?

I’d been battling weeds in my lawn for years. I’d had some success digging up weeds, overseeding and patching bare spots, but the daily car drive …

Landscaping

Communications satellite launched into space

A communications satellite has been launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.<p>An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 4 a.m. Tuesday, …

NASA Telescope Observes Signal That Can’t Be Explained By Known Physics

NASA researchers have stumbled upon a signal in the Perseus Cluster—one of the most massive known objects in the universe—that they say can’t be …

Falcon 9 reuseability: Video of splashdown after successful launch.

The private company SpaceX has been making amazing strides in making it easier and cheaper to access space. Besides three missions to resupply the …

SpaceX scores an early win in its lawsuit against the US government

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s rocket and spacecraft company, has scored a partial victory in its bid to get a slice of government contracting. Court filings show that a federal judge will review a multi-billion-dollar contract that was awarded without competition last year to the United Launch Alliance, a …

Space Travel

SpaceX Reduces Headcount, But Aims To Expand Net Employment This Year

SpaceX is having a little bit of a shakeup in its workforce this week, having let go of some employees after a series of performance reviews and restructuring, but the company is still looking to expand its workforce.<p>Over the past couple of days, reddit and other space enthusiast forums have been …

SpaceX Wants To Colonise The Solar System Within 100 Years

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk's private space company has admitted it has designs on colonising the Solar System within 100 years.<p>SpaceX president …

SpaceX Dragon 2.0 looks like 'alien spaceship,' says Elon Musk

<i>By Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com</i><p>The next version of the Dragon spacecraft built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX will look like something truly out of this world, according to Elon Musk, the company's billionaire founder and CEO.<p>Musk detailed some of the high points of the firm's …

SpaceX is launching rockets made with parts produced by a 3-D printer

SpaceX is printing rocket parts, including the thrust chamber on the engines for its Dragon V2 spacecraft, which it hopes will one day deliver NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>The Hawthorne rocket maker announced Thursday that a Falcon 9 launch in January marked the first time it …

Space Travel