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Video: SpaceX Grasshopper Reusable Space Rocket Shoots Up and Down

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Conventional space rockets operate in multiple stages that separate during the liftoff sequence, meaning that they can only really be used once. The Grasshopper rocket being tested by SpaceX is entirely different, because they want it to be the future of reusable spacecraft.

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Lockheed Martin’s ADAM High Energy Laser Destroying A Rocket (Video)

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We have a video which shows Lockheed Martin’s newly developed ADAM high energy laser (HEL) system taking out a rocket from a range of 1.5 km.

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Advances in Nuclear Fusion Could see Rockets Reaching Mars in Days Rather than Years

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NASA funded researchers are working on nuclear fusion technology, which could considerably speed up space travel and reduce costs in the future.

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Video: iPhone Used to Measure Test Rocket Flight Data

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Have you ever wanted to have your own homemade rocket that could then record and collect data about its flight onto an on-board Apple iPhone? With this tutorial, now you can.

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North Korea Missile Launch: Epic Fail, Explodes In Mid-Air

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North Korea is one secretive country, but it's first major failure under the reign of Kim Jong-un was widely observed by the United States, South Korea, and Japan: a rocket exploded a mere 80 seconds after being launched.

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Rocket group blasts Nexus One smartphone into space (Video)

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What are some of the things you can do with a Nexus One smartphone? Surf the web? Check your email? Play games? How about launching it 28,000 feet into the atmosphere, piggybacked on a rocket while recording the whole thing on video? Crazy, right? Well, that's exactly what a group of rocket enthusiasts decided to do somewhere in the Nevada desert.

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