Rockets

10 Spectacular Hobby Rocket Wrecks

A round-up of impressive hobby rocket failures, and a few perfect successes.

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The Miles CubeSat Might Be the Next Satellite Sent to Mars

The Miles CubeSat Might Be the Next Satellite Sent to Mars

When I think of people putting things into orbit, or visiting space, bulky spacesuits and perhaps a gigantic room filled with scientists monitoring an array of screens comes to mind. Things have, however, changed since the 1970s, and though that situation may still exist, smaller entities are now getting into the space race. One way […]

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The Great Make: Rocketry Round-Up

The Great Make: Rocketry Round-Up

Check out some of the amazing rocketry projects and articles we have featured over the years.

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What It’s Like in Space: Weird Stories from Those Who’ve Been

What It’s Like in Space: Weird Stories from Those Who’ve Been

“What It’s Like in Space: Stories From Astronauts Who Have Been There” highlights astronaut’s most interesting — and often bizarre — stories.

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Hobby Rocketeers Build Amazing Upsized Estes Gyroc

Hobby Rocketeers Build Amazing Upsized Estes Gyroc

A group of Florida hobbyists have created a monstrous version of the classic Estes Gyroc. But will it fly?

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Make a rocket with help from Sprout by HP.

Video: Watch His Rocket Project for Kids, with Help from Sprout by HP

The project became more alive to share and easier for kids to complete.

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Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

On Monday history was made. For the first time ever a rocket stage that delivered a payload to orbit turned around and returned, landing safely on its tail.

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