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Starman has gone dark

Starman and his space Tesla have sent their last selfie from Earth orbit, Elon Musk announced. The car and its mannequin driver (in working SpaceX spacesuit) launched yesterday atop the Falcon Heavy r

Relativity Space wants to launch rockets for 90% less with 3D printing

A new startup called Relativity Space founded by two aerospace engineers wants to use massive 3D printers to produce rockets without humans required on the factory floor, with the ultimate aim of driv

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers third reused Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 today, its 15th rocket launch of this year. The rocket took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying a satellite with a dual-purpose mission for both

Watch SpaceX launch a re-flown Falcon 9 rocket live right here

SpaceX is using another refurbished rocket this afternoon -- this one is the third Falcon 9 first-stage booster the company has refurbished and used again. This is also the second launch attempt this

Crunch Report | SpaceX Launches and Recovers another Rocket

SpaceX launches and recovers another rocket, GoDaddy tells Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider, Amazon refunds fake eclipse glasses and OpenAI bot beats masters of Dota 2. All this on Crunch R

Crunch Report | Virtual Reality Star Wars Experience Is Coming to Disney Parks

VR Star Wars Experience is coming to Disney, Vector launches micro-satellites into orbit and iPhone 8 will take even better photos. All this on Crunch Report!

Crunch Report | SpaceX Successfully Re-launches a Rocket

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey leaves Facebook, SpaceX successfully re-launches a rocket, Cloudera files for IPO and Snapchat now allows you to search Stories. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | SpaceX Is Flying Two People Around the Moon

SpaceX is looking to fly two people around the moon and back late next year, Handle is Boston Dynamics' newest robot, Pocket is Mozilla's first acquisition, Uber fires exec for undisclosed harassment

Blue Origin conducts in-flight escape test and unexpectedly lands rocket for a fifth time

Today’s Blue Origin flight was a unique one. Upon testing their rocket’s in-flight escape system (a means of bringing passengers to safety if something were to happen during launch), Jeff Bezos’

Blue Origin launches, lands the same rocket for the fourth time

Blue Origin has successfully completed the fourth launch and landing of their New Shepard rocket and crew capsule. With another nominal flight test, Jeff Bezos’ rocket company is marching toward th

GoPro hitched a ride on a rocket and the video is incredible

Today, GoPro released some pretty incredible footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,405 feet at speeds as high as Mach 5.5. The launch took place from Spaceport America in New Mexic

Blue Origin releases video from third launch and landing of New Shepard

Remember when Blue Origin made history by vertically landing a rocket after launching it into space? Remember when they reused that same rocket and then landed it again? Well, today Jeff Bezos’ roc

Newcomer Rocket Lab Secures Spire As Their Next Customer

Rocket Lab, the venture capital-backed space start up, is constructing the first private launch range in the world. The company told TechCrunch that they have secured Spire as their next customer for

Blue Origin Launches and Lands Recovered Rocket

Without any notice, Blue Origin made history once again when they completed a successful launch and landing of a suborbital rocket yesterday. What made this flight particularly notable was that they

Rocket Internet’s Oliver Samwer Talks Cloning, Uber And New Frontiers

What's it like to be the billionaire co-founder of a sprawling digital business empire that wasn't born in Silicon Valley? Oliver Samwer, co-founder of Rocket Internet, gave a glimpse during an on sta

The Beginning of Geek Love: Bozo In Space

In our childhood years, long before we ever put our hands on CPUs, cell phones, or e-book readers, there were toys and household items that served as the foundation for our future geek obsessions. May

DIY: Multi-stage water rocket

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/rocket.JPG" alt="rocket" />I know, I know. Water rocket. Whatever, right? Been there, done that, it's cool and all, but it's kinda like t

Students develop satellites, which will launch next month

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/satellite_japan.jpg" /> In cooperation with private businesses, Japanese students from various universities have developed a total of fou

I'm a Rocket Man! Burning out his jetpack up here alone

Yes, please! The Swiss have all the cool stuff. Probably because their entire country is banks and their streets are paved with Suisse Francs. I bet every Swiss citizen is given one of these rocket wi