NASA Talks Tough On Its Future, Again

NASA, huh? Since the halcyon days of Kennedy and the shuttle program it's sputtered slightly, thanks in no small part to unnecessary wars, poor economics and other earthly foibles. Also: explaining its purpose, especially as it relates to the layperson. » 9/19/10 5:00pm 9/19/10 5:00pm

SpaceX's Falcon 1, Dreams of Space Conquest Begin in 10, 9, 8...

Like watching rocket launches? Then check out the live webcast of SpaceX's Falcon 1 launch from the Marshall Islands at 7pm EST. The Falcon 1 measures 90 feet, weighs roughly 103,000 pounds and uses a two stage, liquid oxygen and rocket grade kerosene vehicle to blast off. SpaceX, started up by Elon Musk of PayPal… » 8/02/08 6:45pm 8/02/08 6:45pm