SpaceX

ISRO plans to increase frequency of launches to 12 per year, says Chairman Kiran Kumar

<b>Hyderabad:</b> The Indian Space Research Organisation is trying to increase its capacity to deliver by scaling up the frequency of launches to 12 per …

Aerospace

How SpaceX May Already Be Hurting Profits at Boeing and Lockheed Martin

Elon Musk and SpaceX are changing the language of space flight -- and the economics, too.<p>How do we know that SpaceX is having an effect on the incumbent giants of spaceflight like <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) and <b>Lockheed Martin</b> (NYSE: LMT), you ask? The evidence keeps rolling in, and it's starting to get …

Aerospace

KFC says it’s sending a chicken sandwich into space—and Rob Lowe is going to help

Rob Lowe is helping KFC send a spicy chicken sandwich into space, because . . . well, apparently, this is what it takes to stand out in the fast-food world these days. In a blow to Brat Pack fans everywhere, <b>Lowe stars as Colonel Sanders</b> in KFC's new ad campaign. He dons a space suit and promises to …

Rob Lowe

Tesla Model S P100D Ludicrous Launch Reaction Compilation Video

Remember those Tesla launch reaction videos from way back when?<p>Launch Time!<p>Well, here’s the newest installment. And this time the world’s quickest …

Tesla

See the view from SpaceX's historic mission

SpaceX celebrated Earth Day by revealing a stunning photograph of the Earth captured during the company's historic launch last month.<p>The company -- which is headed by Tesla's Elon Musk -- made a massive leap toward making spaceflight more affordable when it sent the same first-stage rocket booster …

Aerospace

Cape Cross

By Timeform — published 21st April 2017<p>Cape Cross, the sire of Sea The Stars, Golden Horn and Ouija Board, has died aged 23 due to complications …

Chinese freighter docks with space lab

The biggest and heaviest spacecraft ever built by China has completed automated docking with an orbiting space lab, state media report.<p>Tianzhou-1 …

China

Apple fills new hardware team with ex-Google satellite execs

Apple has hired two people with intriguing backgrounds in the field of satellite technology: John Fenwick, the former head of Google's spacecraft business, and Michael Trela, the ex-lead of Google's satellite engineering group. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports the hires, citing people familiar with the …

Google

China launches its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1

China launches its first cargo spacecraft, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanent space station by 2022.

Space Travel

Cut-back crew for ISS launch

There was an empty third seat on the Soyuz capsule which blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday.<p>Nasa astronaut Jack Fischer, 43, and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, 58, lifted off at 1:13pm local time (0713 GMT).<p>But Russia is scaling back its staff on the ISS until …

Aerospace

Does Elon Musk hold the moral high ground in the commercial space race? Jeff Bezos might disagree.

Reddit Email Comments<p>In the minds of technology-aware people around the globe, Elon Musk holds unique positions in the world of commercial …

Aerospace

A See-Through Model Rocket Engine Burning in Slow Motion Showing How the Inner Workings Function

Warped Perception filmed a see-through model rocket engine burning in slow motion to get an awesome up close look at how the inner workings …

Videography

Melinda Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Bob Ferguson land on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list

Tucked away in a far corner of the country, Seattle hasn’t always been considered an epicenter of global influence. But it certainly is now.<p>The …

Aerospace

Mongolia launches its first satellite

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Mongolia launched its first satellite on Wednesday, part of its efforts to make use of new technology to diversify its resource-dependent economy.<p>The 1,227-megahertz satellite, called Mongol Sat-1, will help landlocked Mongolia expand its television, telecoms and broadband …

Mongolia

The Woman Behind the 1888 PR Stunt That Helped Launch an Auto Giant

5380896394001<p>When a woman taking a solo road trip was front-page news, this relatively simple visit to mother's house drummed up more than enough …

Cool Stuff

Chinese Tech Giant Baidu Will Launch Self-Driving Cars in July

Baidu and German automaker BMW said back in November that they would end their joint research on self-driving cars because of differences in opinion.

Driverless Cars

NASA's Latest Rocket Launch Video Had a Jarring Sci-Fi Glitch

The launch on Tuesday morning of an Atlas V rocket, carrying a cargo vessel for the International Space Station, was thankfully routine, except for …

Space

Watch NASA Rocket Launch in Live 360 Video for the First Time Ever

Imagine standing at the base of a launchpad just as a rocket blasts into space. As of today, experiencing a launch up close is available to anyone with a smartphone, laptop, or virtual reality headset.<p>At approximately 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, NASA will live-stream a 360-degree view of the maiden launch …

NASA

After delays due to rocket problems, next space station crew set to launch

Set your alarms early—very early—if you want to catch this launch.<p>Barring any unexpected technical problems, a Soyuz rocket will launch Thursday from …

NASA

NASA to launch rocket and provide public with virtual reality experience

This will be Orbital ATK's, the cargo ship operating the rocket, seventh mission to space. The company has a $1.9 billion contract with NASA to ferry …

NASA

University team sends first Alberta-made satellite into space: ‘It was perfect’

A rocket carrying a cube satellite created by a University of Alberta team was successfully launched into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida Tuesday …

Aerospace

Watch a Rocket Launch in Glorious 360 Degrees for the First Time Ever

Watching a rocket launch is the most wholesome and exciting activity besides going on a rollercoaster or eating large quantities of cheese. Today, at …

Aerospace

Rocket League Surpasses 30 Million Players

Today, the 30 million players club welcomed a new game: <i>Rocket League.</i><p>The news came via the following tweet from the game’s official Twitter account, …

Xbox

Iridium Communications: An Undervalued Stock Set To Soar

Iridium Communications is one of the leaders in the satellite communications market.<p>The company is going to profit from such technology trends as …

Stocks

United Launch Alliance to lay off 48 people at Vandenberg Air Force Base

United Launch Alliance will lay off 48 people at Vandenberg Air Force Base, a move that comes as rival SpaceX ups the competition in the launch services market.<p>The joint venture between aerospace giants Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. said the layoffs will take place June 1, according to a …

Aerospace

One Man's Push for Elon Musk to 'Dump Trump'

Doug Derwin, managing director of Triage Ventures, is preparing to spend millions to get Tesla CEO Elon Musk to disassociate from President Donald …

Aerospace

NASA to Launch Rocket Live in 360° Video

The list of 360° on YouTube is a lot longer than it was just a few years ago. From a 4,000 foot drop to riding with the Blue Angels, there is no …

NASA

VW plans to launch electric car in China next year

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Volkswagen's (DE:VOWG_p) China Chief Jochem Heizmann said the carmaker plans to launch a pure battery electric vehicle in China …

Stock Markets

Woodleigh MRT station reopens after suspicious substance found to be baking flour

Woodleigh MRT station resumed services at 4.20pm, police say.

Taiwan

ISRO Plans Joint Venture With Industries For Rocket-building

![CDATA[The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to forge a joint venture with an industrial consortium to build rockets."We are …

DARPA