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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Talk about awe inspiring! We were thrilled to visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Museum on Monday, November 27th at Huntsville, AL. We had stopped for a few days to visit some friends we hadn’t seen in a couple of years and we all decided to visit the museum. 429 more words

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Sci-Fi Era Rocket Engines Work, but Questions Remain

Imagine this – in an orbit around Mars, spaceship engines ignite. Rather than the typical roaring core of flames, instead small explosions spin around the inner edge of the engine. 803 more words

Aerospace Design

Retrotechtacular: The Jet Story

A plane from Britain is met in the US by armed security. The cargo? An experimental engine created by Air Commodore , RAF engineer air officer. 301 more words

Hackaday Columns

Indistinguishable From Breakup

“Anjeä SysCon, this is VS Ardent Voyager, gated in-system from Loxix, identifying. Over.”

“Ardent Voyager, Anjeä SysCon, we have you arriving at 5173-09-14:7-51-11; squawk ident. Welcome to Imperial space, please specify your intentions. 231 more words

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