16 Results for

ares i-x

Trade Show

Google I/O 2014

All the news from the annual Google I/O event, including the latest on Android.

Article

Ares I-X rocket chalks up successful test flight

NASA's 33-story Ares I-X rocket launched on a $445 million test flight, providing data needed for NASA's embattled post-shuttle moon program.

By October 28, 2009

Article

NASA's Ares I-X test flight delayed by weather

Bad weather and an errant freighter that strayed into the off-shore danger zone forced NASA to delay Tuesday's planned launch of the Ares I-X rocket on a $445 million test flight.

By October 27, 2009

Article

Ares I-X rocket hauled to launch pad for critical test flight

Planned test flight next week could help shape the future of America's manned space program. Rocket is a key element in NASA's post-shuttle Constellation program.

By October 20, 2009

Article

Google launches Calico to take on illness and aging

Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.

By September 18, 2013

Article

Parachute failure only blemish in successful Ares test flight

Despite a parachute failure, NASA officials say the experimental Ares I-X rocket performed as well or better than computer modeling predicted during its six-minute test flight.

By October 30, 2009

Article

ATK successfully test fires Ares 1 booster

With the future of NASA's Ares 1 rocket in doubt, Alliant Techsystems successfully test-fires the planned booster's extended first stage to collect needed engineering data.

By September 10, 2009

Article

Piecing together NASA's Ares I rocket

CNET News' Daniel Terdiman is the first reporter to see the completed solid rocket booster designed for future missions to the moon, and maybe Mars.

By July 7, 2009

Article

Reporters' Roundtable: Space programs (podcast)

Why go to space? And how? Space journalist Miles O'Brien and Commercial Spaceflight Federation president Bretton Alexander talk about how our space program has changed since Apollo, whether we're going back to the moon, and the need for the "Interstate for Space."

By July 2, 2010

Article

Inside NASA's world-class supercomputer center

NASA's Pleiades supercomputer is the world's sixth-most powerful. Servicing the entire space agency, the computer has been measured at 973 teraflops.

By April 26, 2010

Article

CNET News Daily Podcast: Cisco keeps buying expensive things

Cisco has announced more than $6 billion worth of acquisitions this month. Its latest gives the tech giant some extra security clout. This story and more on today's podcast.

By October 27, 2009