The Largest Rocket That Never Launched
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The Largest Rocket That Never Launched

This video is supported by SurfShark. In November 1967, NASA launched the iconic Saturn V rocket for the first time. Standing 110 meters tall and producing 7.6 million pounds of thrust, the Saturn V stillI holds the record for the largest and most powerful rocket ever launched. But a rocket designed years before the Saturn […]

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Why NASA Placed a Bomb In Their Rocket Engine
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Why NASA Placed a Bomb In Their Rocket Engine

This video is supported by Brilliant On the 12th of September 1962, President John F. Kennedy made his famous speech about landing a man on the Moon by the end of the decade. At this point in time, NASA had just several hours worth of human spaceflight experience. Many Americans had accepted that the space […]

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Why Build Big Rockets At All? It’s Time For Orbital Refueling
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Why Build Big Rockets At All? It’s Time For Orbital Refueling

On Tuesday, July 30th, NASA announced 19 different partnerships with 13 different companies to use their expertise to help them develop space technologies, from advanced communications systems to new methods of entry, descent and landing. Instead of contracting out specific projects, NASA will make its employees, facilities, hardware and software available to these companies, for […]

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Bumper Rocket
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Bumper Rocket

Bumper was an early suborbital rocket built by the United States Army in the late 1940’s. Bumper was a combination of the German V-2 missile and the American WAC Corporal sounding rocket. The rocket was designed to test techniques for staging and separation of rockets at high speeds. Staging on Bumper was accomplished by the […]

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