Grasshopper

  • SpaceX successfully brings a rocket back to land for the second time

    SpaceX successfully brings a rocket back to land for the second time

    Tonight SpaceX successfully recovered yet another rocket, making it their fifth one in total. Elon Musk’s rocket company launched their two-stage Falcon 9 vehicle from Cape Canaveral at 9:45 pm PT tonight and subsequently recovered the first stage of that rocket back on land. The landing marks the second time SpaceX recovered a rocket on land and their fifth recovered first stage in… Read More

  • Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures Crunch Network

    Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures

    The space industry is more diverse today than ever before and not all reusable rockets are created equal. After Blue Origin’s successful test many suggested that SpaceX, who is working on their own reusable orbital rocket, was falling behind. Read More

  • The Air Hopper Is A Grasshopper Robot

    We showed you robotic fish, robotic dogs and robotic snakes in the past, and we know you were just waiting for robotic grasshoppers. But thanks to Tokyo Institute Of Technology, you can consider those animals now covered, too. Read More

  • Now You're The New Dork (Video)

    The music video below is pure viral marketing, but we’ll bite ’cause it’s got a catchy tune. “Entrepreneur State of Mind” is a remake of Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind”, but with references to Facebook, YouTube, and (ahem) TechCrunch. Instead of singing “Now, you’re in New York,” the chorus goes “Now… Read More