Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
Investigators want to know what turned a spectacular rocket launch into a catastrophic failure in a matter of just seconds. Eyewitnesses were rattled by the massive explosion.
A NASA rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded during lift-off. NASA officials say the rocket suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff. Now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong.
Students from three Baltimore City middle schools are competing in Rocket into Poly—a rocket launching competition at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.
Three Maryland and five Virginia student teams are among 100 finalists competing in a student rocket challenge organizers say is the world’s largest.
Not every summer camp has children ponder the nature of time and space after a day filled with paintball and sailing.
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve hopes baby giraffe brought on loan from another zoo has a warm home for the winter.
Hobbies have a way of grabbing hold, but spending thousands of dollars only to see a project blow up is a special calling. It’s all part of being a do-it-yourself rocket scientist.
The upcoming launch of a military satellite is expected to bring hundreds of people to the lower Eastern Shore.
A rocket carrying an Earth-observation satellite is in the Pacific Ocean after a failed launch attempt, NASA officials said Friday.