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Watch SpaceX Relaunch Its New Rocket For the First Time

The Elon Musk-founded launch provider SpaceX will re-launch it’s newest Falcon 9 rocket for the very first time. Dubbed the ‘Block 5’ the new incarnation of SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 rocket sports new shiny black landing legs and a black interstage––giving it a unique (and kinda awesome) look. The introduction of the rocket occurred in […]

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A Good Luck Oreo Tradition Continues With The Falcon Heavy Launch

Tradition is a big part of any event, and launches are no different.  Inside of the CBS building at Kennedy Space Center’s press site, there is one ritual that has been around for years…Oreos. Peter King with CBS News Radio tells us about this delicious tradition. King has been with CBS News Radio for over […]

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Elon Musk is Now Selling a Flamethrower

Eccentric billionaire Elon Musk has done something insane…again. Just a week from launching a cherry red electric Tesla Roadster to a Mars heliocentric orbit atop the most powerful rocket in the world, Musk decided that this world was missing something: More flamethrowers. Over at Boring, Musk’s new drill-holes-under-America company, they are manufacturing and selling rifle-sized […]

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Bezos’ Blue Origin Flies New Capsule, Opens New Glenn Factory

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos started spaceflight and space tourism company Blue Origin to expand human presence in orbit and throughout the solar system. On December 12th, the company launched and landed its New Shepard suborbital rocket at a site in West Texas for the 7th time. Atop that New Shepard rocket was a new version […]

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Scientists Have Discovered A Shark That May Be 500 Years Old

An investigation published last year in the Journal, Science revealed the extraordinary longevity of Greenland sharks. Because of the study, scientists now say that the sharks are the longest living vertebrates on Earth. A feature published in the New Yorker magazine also reveals some new details that backup this incredible hypothesis. “We tend to think […]

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China Is Serious About The Search for Intelligent Alien Life

Dawodang, Kedu Town in the Guizhou Province of China is home to the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the world. With the installation of the final of its 4,450 panels late last year, larger-than-life 500-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is on the hunt for intelligent extraterrestrial life. “FAST’s potential to discover an […]

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Elon Musk Meets With Turkish President to Discuss Rockets, Cars, and Energy

According to posts on the Billionaire’s Instagram account and a report from the Associated Press, SpaceX founder, and CEO Elon Musk spent the day in Turkey. Musk carried on his schedule despite this morning’s breaking story in the Washington Post about an engine explosion at SpaceX’s testing facility in McGregor, Texas. Musk himself has yet […]

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SpaceX Ready To End Historic Year With Most Powerful Rocket In Operation

SpaceX recently doubled their own record of successful launches they’ve completed in a year. The progress they have made since the devastating explosion at Cape Canaveral Pad 40 last year has been nothing short of extraordinary. Elon Musk’s spaceflight company launched 16 times in 2017 and are neck and neck with the Russians in completed […]

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Pope Accidentally Calls Space Station Instead of God for Weekly Skype Session, Plays it Cool

The Vatican went into full panic mode earlier today when Pope Francis’ new assistant dialed into the wrong satellite uplink. Instead of calling up the big guy in the sky, the assistant dialed the International Space Station. Since Pope Francis became the leader of the Catholic Church in 2013, his holiness has insisted that a […]

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Military to Test Experimental ‘Phantom Express’ Reusable Spaceplane

DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been known as a clandestine agency that develops mind-bending technology for national defense. The internet, video conferencing, and GPS are just some of the incredible breakthroughs that have come from DARPA research and investments. Those advancements extend to spaceflight. The agency has awarded a $146 million-dollar […]

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