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What an incredible feat of engineering and design. Most impressive! Via LiveLeak: In this fixed camera view, SpaceX’s Grasshopper makes a lateral movement of 300 feet before returning to its launchpad, but not before startling a nearby herd of cows.
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A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three GLONASS satellites crashed soon after takeoff from Baikonur cosmodrome. About $250 million of equipment was lost in the launch. Take-off starts about 1:18 min. into video.
Reusable Booster System Boeing is developing a reusable booster system demonstration vehicle called the RBS Pathfinder. So far, the experimental vehicle is only a concept, as depicted in this artist’s rendering. Plans call for the RBS Pathfinder to be able … Continue reading