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A homemade rocket built by two Danes failed during an attempted launch on Sunday due to a technical glitch.
CORRECTION - Number of flights of DM-2 motor cases and specific missions flown (The number of flights the DM-2 motor cases had flown was erroneously reported. The correct number is 59. The earliest mission the cases flew was STS-3.
With a loud roar and mighty column of flame, NASA and ATK Aerospace Systems successfully completed a two-minute, full-scale test of the largest and most powerful solid rocket motor designed for flight.
PROMONTORY, Utah, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a loud roar and mighty column of flame, NASA and ATK Aerospace Systems successfully completed a two-minute, full-scale test of the largest and most powerful solid rocket motor designed for flight.
Denmark's first privately built rocket launch has been postponed to Thursday because of weather conditions, according to one of its builders.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Rockets announces a new partnership with Database Marketing (DBM) Group to launch a direct marketing campaign that connects Johnny Rockets venues with local businesses and their employees.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Aug.
SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocket Farms has partnered with Ecke Ranch, the industry's oldest and most respected poinsettia breeder, to create a comprehensive training program that will provide growers with the knowledge to grow superior poinsettias.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is a winner at Johnny Rockets' newest location at Showboat Hotel & Casino, where Bourbon Street meets the boardwalk, in Atlantic City, N.J.
NASA selected Orbital Sciences Corp's, Technical Services Division in Greenbelt, Md, for the agency's Sounding Rockets Operations contract.
Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on January 28, 1986 at 11:38 AM EST and blew up 1 minute and 13 seconds later as a result of launch malfunctions. The shuttle was lost with all seven crew members. The Challenger disaster shook the confidence of the entire nation. As a personal note, this writer was in Mrs. Cook’s sixth grade class in Abilene, Texas. I was already an avid fan of the space program at that time. Most of us were. The class was watching this particular launch...
Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States. His work on the Nazi rocket program made him a controversial figure. The controversy was captured in a song by satirist Tom Lehrer, who described him as "A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience". He was born on in Wirsitz, Posen, Germany and his mother gave him a telescope upon his Lutheran confirmation. His interest in astronomy...
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