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SpaceX Starship SN01s liquid oxygen tank violently burst. The 30-40 ton went several dozen feet into the air. The methane tank was flung 500-1000 feet away. Bocochicagal captured the explosion on video. SN01 was built in about four weeks. SN02 …
https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/810433230/physicist-and-iconoclastic-thinker-freeman-dyson-dies-at-96″>Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. In 1958, the Project Orion Pulsed Nuclear Propulsion Rocket was started and was led by Ted Taylor at General Atomics and physicist Freeman Dyson. Freeman took a year away from the …
Astra rocket “1 of 3” has been vertical position at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska. Today the team is going through “wet dress rehearsal” in which the liquid propellant will be added to the rocket, but not fired. See …
Virgin Galactic sees demand for premium million-dollar packages for sub-orbital space tourism. They will first expand to spaceports on every continent. They want to expand their system and integrate with regular air ports. They want to get to high-speed point …
Astra Space is developing pump-fed, liquid bipropellant propulsion engines for DARPA and NASA. The current vehicle, Rocket 3.0, is designed to have a payload capacity of approximately 100 kg to low earth orbit. The first Rocket 3.0 vehicle has completed …
The Rotary Rocket Company developed the Roton rocket in the late 1990s as a planned fully reusable single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) crewed spacecraft. A full-scale test vehicle made three hover flights in 1999. It had wheels on its landing legs and was …
The SpaceX Starship and likely the Super Heavy Booster will have wheels so that they can be towed to the launch pad. Having wheels built into the vehicles will make them easier to move to launch pads and from where …
There was a November 2019, NASA Workshop on Interstellar Propulsion. It was part of the 2019 Interstellar Symposium. The workshop focused on physics-based propulsion technologies that have the potential to meet the goal of launching an interstellar probe within the …
Virgin Galactic (ticker symbol SPCE) has tripled in value over the last seven weeks to about $6.5 billion. Virgin Galactic will fly tourists past the 60-mile height which counts as flying into space. Virgin Galactic charges $250,000 for each passenger …
Elon Musk tweets out Starship nosecone production and a high bay building where Starship parts will be stacked. There seem to be about multiple Starship nosecones being built at the same time. Rocket nosecone production in Texas pic.twitter.com/KLWewja9Gn — Elon …

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