SpaceX Launch Video StreamMarch 12, 2016 – 05:22 am

SpaceX Launch Video Stream

SpaceX s fifth commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station is to launch Tuesday at 6:20 a.m. EST. The launch will be the first attempted by an American company since the Orbital Sciences rocket explosion on Oct. 28, 2014. NASA will broadcast a launch live stream beginning at 5 a.m., while SpaceX s live stream begins at 6 a.m. The Dragon spacecraft will carry more than 5, pounds of cargo and scientific instruments to the space station…

What is SpaceX Brownsville?March 11, 2016 – 05:18 am

What is SpaceX Brownsville?

Elon Musk s SpaceX will build a commercial site for orbital rocket launches at the state-owned Boca Chica Beach, an area nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Rio Grande River, which separates the United States and Mexico. In addition to creating hundreds of high-tech jobs for the Texas workforce, this site will inspire students, expand the supplier base and attract tourists to the South Texas area,Musk, 43, said in a statement. SpaceX PHOTO:…

SpaceX Rocket BeachMarch 7, 2016 – 04:50 am

SpaceX Rocket Beach

Fun things to find on a tropical beach include but are not limited to: seashells, old coins, a message in a bottle, and, for one group of vacationing guys last weekend, a massive piece of a SpaceX rocket. Kevin Eichelberger and two of his friends came upon a large, mostly intact piece of the fairing of a SpaceX launch from earlier this year. The fairing is the nose cone used to protect a rocket s payload, and is one of the most recognizable portions…

Colonization of Mars essayFebruary 29, 2016 – 04:22 am

Colonization of Mars essay

The idea of a human mission to the Martian planet has been capturing the imagination of the scientific community and popular culture for decades, manifesting itself in cinema, literature, and art. Conceptualizations of how this mission would be planned, funded and executed have waxed and waned since the space race of the mid-20th century. What has never been disputed is how an expedition to Mars is a momentous undertaking, with high risks and unknown…

Space 4xFebruary 25, 2016 – 03:54 am

Space 4x

Master of Orion 2 Designed as a 4X turn-based strategy game (explore, expand, exploit and exterminate), Master of Orion 2 is one of the genre s finest titles. Noted for its complex gameplay, Master of Orion 2 places its emphasis on the development of an alien civilization, through economic, technological and social development. Players can choose between various predetermined races or design their very own race with a set of strengths and weaknesses…

Tesla SpaceX HyperloopFebruary 23, 2016 – 03:42 am

Tesla SpaceX Hyperloop

News: Entrepreneur Elon Musk has revealed designs for a supersonic Hyperloop transport system to link Los Angeles and San Francisco in just 30 minutes (+ slideshow). Hyperloop passenger capsule version cutaway with passengers onboard Elon Musk, billionaire and founder of Paypal, electric-car firm Tesla Motors and space technology company SpaceX, has revealed designs for Hyperloop - a supersonic Jetsons-style transportation system for California. Travelling…

The SpaceX RocketFebruary 13, 2016 – 02:54 am

The SpaceX Rocket

SpaceX landed a rocket on a platform in the ocean last week in the company s ongoing attempt to establish reusable rocket technology. CEO Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that the rocket landed too hard, but it was not clear exactly what happened, until now. Musk held a tweet session with John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR, and released some amazing images that show exactly what a hard landing looks like. No wonder that rocket was not recovered — basically…

SpaceX LaunchFebruary 11, 2016 – 02:28 am

SpaceX Launch

Today, SpaceX executed a successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. This is the tenth consecutive successful launch of the Falcon 9. Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. at 11:15 AM ET, lofting a constellation of six ORBCOMM OG2 satellites to orbit. This launch was the first in a series of ORBCOMM’s OG2 machine-to-machine communications satellites launching on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 vehicle. All six ORBCOMM satellites deployed…

SpaceX Launch May 10February 4, 2016 – 02:10 am

SpaceX Launch May 10

The next rocket launch from Cape Canaveral is officially scheduled for the morning of Saturday, May 10. Between 9:39 a.m. and 10:33 a.m. EDT, a Sent! A link has been sent to your friend s email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. James Dean, FLORIDA TODAY An Orbcomm OG2 satellite undergoes testing.(Photo: Orbcomm) Between 9:39 a.m. and 10:33 a.m. EDT, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will attempt to launch the first batch of a new constellation…

SpaceX Jobs BrownsvilleFebruary 3, 2016 – 02:03 am

SpaceX Jobs Brownsville

As employers go, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will hardly be the top source of jobs outside government, education, and health care in Brownsville, Texas. That distinction goes to a Singapore-based company that builds offshore oil rigs. But local officials are hoping things will begin to change with Monday s announcement that the innovative rocketmaker will build its own launch site on the Gulf Coast about 17 miles northeast of the city. It…