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China’s uncontrolled rocket crashes over the Indian Ocean

Debris from China’s out-of-control Long March 5B rocket landed in the Indian Ocean near the Southeast Asian island of Borneo. China’s...

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It’s time for another round of anxiety over a Chinese rocket booster falling back to Earth

Another uncontrollable Chinese rocket booster will fall to Earth sometime around July 30th, and it’s so massive that parts of it may survive...

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NASA sets tentative launch dates for debut of its massive new rocket

NASA has set tentative launch dates for the debut of its massive new rocket, the Space Launch System, with placeholders on August 29th, September...

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Nerf’s Gjallarhorn rocket launcher from Destiny is truly gigantic — preorders begin July 7th

Bungie has just revealed what its Nerf Gjallarhorn rocket launcher from Destiny looks like and when you can preorder one on July 7th, along with a...

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Dress rehearsal for NASA’s deep-space rocket cut short by mere seconds

On June 20th, NASA attempted its fourth wet dress rehearsal with its massive new rocket, the Space Launch System. While the agency was able to fill...

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South Korea hits a space race milestone with latest rocket launch

South Korea sent a satellite into orbit using a domestically made rocket, an important first for the nation as it tries to gain a foothold in the...

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NASA rolled out its new massive rocket to the launchpad for the second time

Early on June 6th, NASA rolled out the massive Space Launch System rocket for a second time to its launchpad in Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The...

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Rocket Lab will try to catch a falling rocket with a helicopter today

Small satellite launch company Rocket Lab will attempt to catch one of its Electron rockets in mid-air after launch, using a helicopter to snag the...

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Rocket League is getting a battle royale mode

Rocket League, in addition to its normal soccar game mode, is getting a limited-time-only battle royale mode called Knockout Bash. Carcinization...

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Watch NASA roll out its new mega-rocket, the Space Launch System, for the first time

At 5PM ET on March 17th, NASA will roll out its massive new Space Launch System rocket for the first time ever, sending it on an 11-hour journey to...

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NASA’s new monster rocket set to roll out after more than a decade of delays

NASA’s Space Launch System is about to take its first small step towards the Moon, rolling out ahead of a projected summer launch. It’s a...

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After mistaken identity and confusion, a piece of space junk slams into the Moon

A piece of a Chinese rocket from the Chang’e 5-T1 mission slammed into the surface of the Moon on March 4th, as astronomers predicted over the last...

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Russia says it will no longer sell rocket engines to the United States

The head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, announced that Russia would no longer sell rocket engines to the United States. Such a decision would impact...

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Russia holds OneWeb rocket launch hostage, issues conditional demands

Ahead of OneWeb’s planned launch on a Russian Soyuz rocket, Roscosmos is demanding the company’s satellites are not used for military purposes...

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Russia suspends Soyuz rocket launches over European sanctions

Russia’s space agency has temporarily halted Soyuz rocket launches in French Guiana over sanctions imposed by the European Union. Roscosmos will...

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China casts doubt on origin of rocket debris about to slam into the Moon

A spokesperson for China claimed that a rocket fragment about to slam in the Moon isn’t from a Chinese lunar mission — but it’s possible the...

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A rocket is still set to slam into the Moon next month — but it may not be from SpaceX after all

An asteroid tracker who predicted that a leftover SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket would slam into the Moon in March now says that the object that’s on a...

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NASA picks Lockheed Martin to build rocket that can launch samples of dirt off of Mars

On February 7th, NASA announced that it had awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to build the Mars Ascent Vehicle, or MAV, which will take off from...

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A SpaceX rocket slamming into the Moon is a reminder to clean up our deep space junk

On March 4th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that’s been in space for the last seven years is predicted to collide with the Moon. It’s a reminder that...

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Rocket Lab unveils details of new reusable Neutron launcher

On December 2nd, Rocket Lab gave an update on the specs for its future Neutron rocket, which will be reusable and carry satellites for future...

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Disney partners with TikTok for official text-to-speech voices from Stitch, Chewbacca, Rocket Raccoon, and more

Disney is teaming up with TikTok for official character text-to-speech voices, including Chewbacca, C-3PO, Rocket Raccoon, and Stitch, as part of its...

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Rocket League’s mobile spinoff is now available worldwide

Rocket League Sideswipe is now available on iOS and Android. The game is now available worldwide in a "pre-season" mode ahead of Season...

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NASA now aims to launch massive next-generation rocket on debut flight in early 2022

On October 22nd, NASA announced plans to launch its next-generation Space Launch System rocket on its debut flight as early as February of 2022. The...

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Watch William Shatner fly to space on Blue Origin’s tourist rocket

Star Trek actor William Shatner is set to fly to space on Wednesday on Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket, along with three other passengers. Early...

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Small satellite launcher Astra identifies cause behind strange sideways rocket launch

After pinpointing the cause of its rocket failure in August, small satellite company Astra is now poised to launch its rocket again from Kodiak,...

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The imaginary rocket driving a small-town spaceport

Officials are pushing for a new commercial spaceport in Camden County, Georgia — but locals say it will put nearby populations at risk of crashes,...

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Launch startups Astra and Firefly ink secret rocket engine IP deal

Astra has purchased the intellectual property rights to Firefly Aerospace’s Reaver engines for roughly $30 million, according to sources and a...

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Firefly releases video and more details about its Alpha rocket that exploded mid-flight

A new video shows several points of view of Firefly’s Alpha rocket, which exploded shortly after takeoff on Thursday. The company says despite the...

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