Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?
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Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?

If we have spacecraft that go like this, why can’t we have spacecraft that go LIKE THIS?! Hey flight-suits thanks for stopping by DNews, I’m Trace! On December 15, NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System –or CYGNSS — launched into Low-Earth orbit on a weird launch vehicle… this one. Horizontal? Wtf? Why do we launch […]

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How Powerful Is The Flying Spaghetti Monster?
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How Powerful Is The Flying Spaghetti Monster?

Wow. We actually did it. Thanks to all of you watching, and liking, and sharing, we’ve finally hit one million subscribers! There are just so many we need to thank: you, our loyal viewers, our sister shows, and the entire Test Tube and Discovery team. Now, over the past few years we’ve spent a lot […]

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How Can Birds Sleep While They’re Flying?
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How Can Birds Sleep While They’re Flying?

Sleeping while flying overseas in an airplane isn’t exactly an amazing physical feat. But sleeping while physically flying over an ocean? Frigate birds do it. Because brains! Hey frequent fliers, Trace with you on DNews today. Frigate birds have an impressive six-foot wingspan but their feathers aren’t waterproof so they can’t rest on water, and […]

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