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Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.
A group of Michigan rocket enthusiasts strap a rocket to a porta potty and launch it skyward. Because, why not?
After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.
An idea born in a pub is aiming to take off -- literally -- over the Nevada desert this fall. Crave's Michael Franco talked to "Team Numb" about their latest stunt.
One hundred teams battled for the crown in the Team America Rocketry Challenge over the weekend. Only one rocket was victorious.
obituary The astronaut and enduring icon of the space age is remembered today as a genuine American hero, the ultimate "right stuff" test pilot who preferred privacy to fame.
On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.
In the latest installment of Crave's DIY series, a former toolbox and leftover flooring fire up to 10 rockets at once. How's your Ikea furniture doing?
Road Trip 2010: On the Atlantic coast of Virginia, the space agency uses a 6,000-acre facility to build and launch rockets and design high-altitude scientific balloons big enough to hold a sports stadium.
CNET Car Tech drives the 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports, testing out the performance and tech.