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Alternative Fuel Rocket Roars to Life in Test

A new hybrid rocket motor fired up Friday (June 29), demonstrating technology that its builders say could lead to efficient, alternative-fuel launch vehicles down the road. California-based Space Propulsion Group,...

Russian Rocket Sparks Deadly Fire: How It Happened

After a successful launch of Russia’s Progress cargo spacecraft headed to the International Space Station, falling fragments caused a fire on Kazakhstan’s steppes, killing one and injuring another who tried...

Should we be worried about Russian rockets?

The failed launch of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft with two space fliers aboard adds a new chapter to an already long story of mishaps and failures besetting the Russian space...

How Rocket Engines Work

One of the most amazing endeavors man has ever undertaken is the exploration of space. A big p­art of the amazement is the complexity. Space exploration is complicated because there...