Rocket Engine

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Name: Rocket Engine
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

A former astronaut aims to create a rocket engine that allows speedy travel to Mars

Written by Nancy Szokan Franklin Chang Diaz got hooked on space exploration in 1957, when he was 7 and fascinated by the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik. Eleven years later, Steve Nadis writes in Discover magazine, Chang Diaz came from his homeland of ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

AeroAstro to hold open house April 23

"President Maclaurin stated that he believes (MIT) should lead in the study of aërial navigation in the United States." - Technology Review, July 1909 With that statement, MIT President Richard Maclaurin set the stage for what, in 1914, would become ... [Published MIT News feed - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Witness supplies video of UFO after extraterrestrial contact

The popular website Third Phase of the Moon yesterday supplied more video footage from one of its viewers who claims to be an extraterrestrial contactee. “Ed,” who is yet to reveal his full name, claims that his contacts started in 1976. He said that ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Measuring the Value of a Customer

I’m as big of an advocate for improving the customer experience as you will find. That said, one thing that bothers me is that too often companies don’t know the value of a customer to their business. When I ask, “What is the value of a customer to you?” ... [Published Interactive Intelligence Blog - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Baylor Sophomore Plans Record-Breaking Rocket Launch

(KCEN) - Most college students are just figuring out how to survive in their cramped dorm rooms. But a Baylor sophomore has a more ambitious goal.His room kind of gives it away: an ornament of Santa in a space suit, a poster of the earth viewed from the ... [Published KCEN HD - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Engine Used in Atlas V Rocket Under Scrutiny

The Pentagon has launched a review to determine whether using a Russian-built rocket engine to launch military satellites has any national security implications, following Russia's seizure and annexation of Crimea. ... [Published Roll Call Online - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force to finish rocket engine review by May

The U.S. Air Force is studying how its ability to launch satellites into space could be affected if its supply of Russian-built rocket engines is cut off, according to a top service official.The Air Force plans to complete the review by the end of May, ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Lawmakers Press Defense Officials on Use of Russian-made Rocket Engine

WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. military space leaders told a House subcommittee April 3 they backed the idea of developing an American-made alternative to the Russian-made RD-180 that powers the core stage of the U.S. Atlas 5 rocket, but said breaking existing ... [Published Space News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why SpaceX Should Replace Russia As Air Force’s Rocket Engine Maker

Why does the U.S. military rely on Russia for its rocket engines when there are plenty of U.S. companies, like, for example, SpaceX, which could supply them? That’s certainly a great question, and lawmakers are trying to figure out the answer. Of course ... [Published Value Walk - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

3D-printed components flown in British fighter jet

The announcement follows NASA's successful test of a 3D-printed rocket engine component in August last yearTORNADO. File image of a 31 Squadron Tornado fighter jet of the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force, 6 Nov 2009. Image courtesy Royal Air Force/Ministry ... [Published Rappler - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Blink And You'll Miss This 188 MPH RC Car

Last week Samvir Thandi blew our minds with a model rocket car that hit 458 km/h. But it was basically just a rocket engine with wheels that you aimed — hopefully accurately — and fired. Nick Case’s remote control speed demons actually have electric motors, ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Your very own piece of galactic history (pictures)

What was once high-tech space exploration gear could soon be yours, as hundreds of space history relics will come up for auction in the next few months. On April 8, Bonhams auction house will offer up a treasure trove of international space exploration ... [Published CNET News - Mar 24 2014]

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...Boyle is the author of "The Case for Pluto: How a LittleLittle Planet Made a Big Difference." He lives in Bellevue, Wash
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A former astronaut aims to create a rocket engi... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
A former astronaut aims to create a rocket engi... [Published The Checkup - Apr 14 2014]
Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite l... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 14 2014]
Witness supplies video of UFO after extraterres... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
AeroAstro to hold open house April 23 [Published MIT News feed - Apr 11 2014]
NASA Shows Off a Flying Saucer Built for Mars [Published NBCNews.com - Apr 11 2014]
Virgin Galactic [Published Fast Company - Apr 09 2014]
Measuring the Value of a Customer [Published Interactive Intelligence Blog - Apr 09 2014]
Baylor Sophomore Plans Record-Breaking Rocket L... [Published KCEN HD - Apr 08 2014]
Russian Engine Used in Atlas V Rocket Under Scr... [Published Roll Call Online - Apr 08 2014]
Air Force to finish rocket engine review by May [Published Examiner.com - Apr 07 2014]
SLS Scale Model Undergoes Acoustic Testing at MSFC [Published Softpedia - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Lawmakers Press Defense Officials on Use o... [Published Space News - Apr 04 2014]
Why SpaceX Should Replace Russia As Air Force’s... [Published Value Walk - Apr 03 2014]
3-D printing only the latest example of Alabama... [Published Mississippi Press - Apr 03 2014]
Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Oklahoma Fe... [Published Mealey - Apr 02 2014]
Plasma power: increasing precious metal yields ... [Published Mining Technology - Apr 02 2014]
3D-printed components flown in British fighter jet [Published Rappler - Apr 02 2014]
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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In... [Published Fast Company - Apr 01 2014]
Panel to discuss forging university-business ti... [Published Arizona State University - Mar 31 2014]
Profile | Brad Tousley, Director, DARPA’S Tacti... [Published Space News - Mar 31 2014]
The Explosive Evolution That Took Rocket Cars a... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Mar 30 2014]
Blink And You'll Miss This 188 MPH RC Car [Published Gizmodo Australia - Mar 28 2014]
Blink and You'll Miss This 188 MPH RC Car [Published Gizmodo - Mar 27 2014]
Layoffs Set for Aerojet Rocketdyne [Published SPi World News - Mar 27 2014]
Highly powerful new biofuel could change rocket... [Published Russia Today - Mar 27 2014]
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A former astronaut aims to create a rocket engi... [Published The Checkup - Apr 14 2014]
Franklin Chang Diaz got hooked on space exploration in 1957, when he was 7 and fascinated by the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik. Eleven years later, Steve Nadis writes in Discover magazine, Chang Diaz came from his homeland of Costa Rica to live with ...
AeroAstro to hold open house April 23 [Published MIT News feed - Apr 11 2014]
"President Maclaurin stated that he believes (MIT) should lead in the study of aërial navigation in the United States." - Technology Review, July 1909 With that statement, MIT President Richard Maclaurin set the stage for what, in 1914, would become ...
Measuring the Value of a Customer [Published Interactive Intelligence Blog - Apr 09 2014]
I’m as big of an advocate for improving the customer experience as you will find. That said, one thing that bothers me is that too often companies don’t know the value of a customer to their business. When I ask, “What is the value of a customer to you?” ...
3D printing used by surgeons to reconstruct man... [Published Newlaunches.com - Mar 18 2014]
From NASA’s rocket engine components to Hershey’s chocolates, we have seen 3D printing technology being used in almost every way. As we had said earlier that the technology keeps surprising us,...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for ...
Per Peterson: various answers to reddit AMA que... [Published SeekerBlog - Mar 14 2014]
More from the reddit.com Science AMA Series with members of the UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering. In this AMA the UCBNE faculty offers a volume of valuable information. Following are some fragments that I want to archive for reference. ...
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