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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By October 28, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 077: The Antares rocket explosion, ferrofluid art, and hydrogel robot muscles

On today's show, we talk about the Antares rocket incident, how scientists might use hydrogel to create artificial facial muscles in robots, and a ferrofluid art exhibit that's desperate for your attention.

By October 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 077: The Antares rocket explosion, ferrofluid art, and hydrogel robot muscles

The Antares rocket barely lifted off before "disassembling" and exploding just above its launchpad...but while it can feel truly disheartening, we try to remind ourselves space travel is tough, and failure is a natural part of the scientific process.

By October 29, 2014

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Shark Rocket

The Shark Rocket combines adequate cleaning power with a broad array of cleaning extensions into a recommendable, affordable, lightweight vacuum. Only its cord holds it back.

March 21, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 21, 2014
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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By August 23, 2014

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A 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the future

Two actual rocket scientists have designed the next-generation deodorant application system, and it's not as ridiculous as it sounds.

By October 29, 2014

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'That's rocket science': See adults try to do fifth-grade math

Grown-ups attempt and fail to remember how to solve math problems from their childhood. Can you find the common denominators?

By September 25, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

By September 16, 2014

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Tesla Model S, in Performance Plus trim, drives like a rocket on electric rails

Tesla's Performance Plus trim adds upgraded suspension elements and a 310-kilowatt electric motor to the Model S, getting it from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.

33 Images By July 18, 2014