Rocket

US Night Sky Lit Up As Chinese Rocket Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

The western United States was treated to an impressive light show on the 23 February as a huge fireball streaked across the night sky. What at firs...

Russian Rocket Crash Possibly Caused By Human Error

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Tech

The crash that destroyed a Russian rocket carrying £131.4 million of satellites may have been caused by sensors being installed upside down. The u...

Reusable Rocket Breaks 1,000 Feet Before Perfect Landing On Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

SpaceX have broken their own record for the highest flight by a reusable rocket. The private space company's 'Grasshopper' rocket is designed to bl...

WATCH: Russian Rocket Explodes On Take-Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

An unmanned Russian rocket has crashed seconds after take-off in Kazakhstan destroying three satellites and spilling up to 500 tonnes of toxic propell...

WATCH: Girl And Father Launch Hello Kitty Into Space

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Tech

Rockets are cool. But they aren't cute. One father and daughter team changed all that recently, when they launched a Hello Kitty into space. The...

Christmas Tree Rocket: 'XMS MissileToe' Sends Decorations Sky-High

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

Christmas has passed, and in a few days you'll be looking to get rid of your tree. But instead of stuffing it in the car and taking it to the dump, wh...

British-Made 'Rocket Car' Fires Up In Landmark Test

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Tech

The mission to produce the world's first 1,000mph car took a mammoth step forward today as the engine was fired up for the first time in front of a gl...

'Rocket Car' To Be Tested In Cornwall

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Tech

Engineers will spend Wednesday morning putting the finishing touches in place before a landmark test of Europe's largest hybrid rocket car in Cornwall...

(VIDEO) Watch Nasa's Latest Rocket Take Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Tech

Nasa's latest rocket launch has taken off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Delta II rocket with an earth-observing satellite onbo...