Watch Elon Musk’s reaction to Falcon Heavy takeoff

SpaceX made history last week with the successful launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket, the largest rocket ship in existence today. The world watched and waited through multiple delays due to weather before the massive rocket finally ignited its 27 engines and lifted off. The Falcon Heavy then

SpaceX launches world’s largest rocket — and sent a Tesla to space

It’s the greatest road trip of all time! Elon Musk’s SpaceX blasted its most powerful rocket yet into space Tuesday — carrying a sports car on board headed to Mars and beyond. The eccentric billionaire donated his own red Tesla Roadster as payload for the unmanned Falcon Heavy, which took

Los Angeles freaks out over ‘UFO’ sightings

A space satellite launch sparked a brief UFO scare in Los Angeles Friday night after startled viewers gawked at an unidentifiable streak of light soaring across the night sky. Observers flooded Twitter with pictures and videos of the strange vessel and they speculated that aliens were finally making their

Los Angeles freaks out over “UFO’ sightings

A space satellite launch sparked a brief UFO scare in Los Angeles Friday night after startled viewers gawked at an unidentifiable streak of light soaring across the night sky. Observers flooded Twitter with pictures and videos of the strange vessel and they speculated that aliens were finally making their

NASA tests rocket designed to get humans to Mars

NASA has test-fired an astonishingly powerful engine which will one day propel a manned mission all the way to Mars. The American space agency tested the RS-25 rocket engine at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi yesterday. This gigantic booster spat out vast clouds of smoke as it fired up, sending thick

Mysterious flash of fire was Russian rocket breaking up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth’s atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end Monday night of the unmanned Progress MS-07 came as planned

Mysterious flash of fire was Russian rocket breaking up

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A discarded Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the Earth’s atmosphere and scattering in the Indian Ocean. The fiery end Monday night of the unmanned Progress MS-07 came as planned

Northrop Grumman buys rocket maker Orbital for $7.8 billion

US defense contractor Northrop Grumman said on Monday it would buy missile and rocket maker Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion in cash, giving it access to lucrative contracts with NASA and the US Army. The deal, which comes as North Korea tests threatening missiles, will also help Northrop increase its

Vladimir Putin’s troops fire massive rockets to intimidate rival countries at Russia’s Army Games – and they want the UK to take part next year

The annual event, dubbed the 'military Olympics, takes place across five countries and consists of nations including Greece, China, Iran and Israel Taken near the city of Astrakhan, near the border with Kazakhstan, onlookers watch Vladimir Putin’s army launch rockets in an impressive display of strength. An RM-75 Armavir target