(Phys.org)—After arriving at the launch site last month, the second pair of Galileo navigation satellites is being prepared for launch from Europe's Spaceport in October.
(Phys.org) -- A team of University of Washington students designed a unique rocket motor and launched it 5 miles up to claim first prize this summer in the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.
(Phys.org) -- Walt Gill of Sandia National Laboratories Fire & Aerosol Sciences Department calls it a pancake a disk more than a foot in diameter covered with what looks like the debris youd scrape off ...
An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired yesterday at Europes Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europes heavy launcher.
A new motor has been installed in the Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel, replacing a 900RPM, 1,000-horsepower synchronous motor from Allis-Chalmers that was surplused by the U.S. Navy back in World War II.
XCOR's innovative piston pump technology took a ride from Roswell, NM to Mojave, CA in April 2012.
Like a well-rehearsed formation team, a flock of flying robots rises slowly into the air with a loud buzzing noise. A good two dozen in number, they perform an intricate dance in the sky above the seething hordes of soccer ...
After two decades of examining a microscopic algae-eater that lives in a lake in Norway, scientists on Thursday declared it to be one of the world's oldest living organisms and man's remotest relative.
(AP) -- It really is rocket science and it really is hard. North Korea proved that again.
Ship propellers are as large as a single-family home and manufacturing them is quite a challenge. During the casting process, pores and miniscule cracks can form that in the worst case may cause a blade to break. Now ...