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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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Fire the electrospray thrusters! Tiny module could drive small satellites

A new propulsion system from MIT spinout Accion uses tiny chips and a salt solution to generate enough thrust to jostle satellites in space.

By March 11, 2015

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Watch NASA test-fire the most powerful rocket booster ever built

NASA's got a new rocket booster with enough power to launch future missions to Mars. This week, the agency tipped it on its side and roasted some Utah desert to prove it works.

By March 11, 2015

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New trailer for Pixar's 'Inside Out' takes a wild ride through kid's emotions

Pixar releases a powerful new trailer for "Inside Out," which takes us deep inside the mind of Riley, a child struggling with her emotions.

By March 10, 2015

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A beginner's guide to smarter home automation

Home automation promises to make life easier. Let us make it easier for you to get started.

By March 3, 2015

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​Mozilla to open first-world front in Firefox OS war

A partnership with Verizon and other carriers is aimed at bringing the browser-based operating system to wealthy countries. But don't expect ordinary slab-of-glass phones.

By March 1, 2015

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SpaceX's X-wing rocket to attempt pinpoint landing on floating sea platform

The mission may be like "trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm," but SpaceX could make rocket history. If it can get this rocket off the ground.

By January 5, 2015

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BOSS phone, a handset so secure that Sony execs should use it?

Technically Incorrect: The creators of a new phone being presented at CES claim it's the perfect solution for a secure connection. Perhaps, but its screen is 1.5 inches bigger than an iPhone 6 Plus.

By January 5, 2015

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Gritty start to Game of Thrones game: 'I screamed at the screen'

Iron From Ice, the first episode in Telltale Games' six-part video game based on the "Game of Thrones" universe, is brimming with blood, betrayals and booze. Caution: spoilers ahead.

By December 6, 2014