#Rockets

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, on July 16 at 13:32 UTC kicking off the start of the first successful mission to land mankind...

Blue Origin ace experimental escape system test

Long Read

Blue Origin, Amazon CEO's Jeff Bezos space-flight company, has aced tests for an experimental safety manoeuvre that would save human passengers travelling into space. Your browser does not support the video tag. The test for the New Shepard rocket (Why is it called 'New Shepard'? Read our article...

Blue Origin Reveal “New Glenn” booster

Quick Read

Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed an ambitious plan to launch one of the largest rockets ever designed by "the end of this decade." The rocket will be called the "New Glenn" after John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth. Just like its namesake, this rocket...