SpaceX Recovers From Explosion With a Flawlessly Beautiful Launch

SpaceX successfully launched, carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite to a geosynchronous transfer orbit. The Falcon 9 launch was initially delayed due to concerns after a SpaceX test flight exploded in late August. The launch went perfectly, and communications are established with the satellite. » 9/07/14 11:03am 9/07/14 11:03am

Just Another Gorgeous and Successful Rocket Launch

SpaceX had another successful launch today, delivering a commercial payload into orbit. At this point, it's starting to feel like a forgone conclusion — of course the launch was successful, what are you fussing about?! — marking yet another way that living in the future is awesome. » 7/15/14 3:03am 7/15/14 3:03am

Dragon Comes Home Bearing the Gift of Scientific Data

The SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down this afternoon, returning over 3,500 pounds of cargo back to Earth from the International Space Station. By completing its 3rd freighter mission, the Dragon brings the gift of over 1,600 pounds of scientific samples and hardware awaiting detailed analysis. » 5/18/14 6:30pm 5/18/14 6:30pm

Unicorn hoof boots to sexually excite the fantasy horse fetishist in us…

Turn your ugly human leg into a gorgeous unicorn or dragon leg. For a whopping $440, you can get these made-to-order fantasy hooves from Etsy seller Oonacat. The designer also has a collection of sexy horns for your head because OBVIOUSLY. Had we the cash, we would be wearing these right now and revising our one-man … » 3/03/13 1:15pm 3/03/13 1:15pm

Disney World builds a giant, fire-breathing dragon that can FLY

This might be the most amazing thing we've seen all month. In celebration of the brand new Fantasyland expansion, Disney World constructed a life-size, fire-breathing dragon and flew it around the Magic Kingdom. The nighttime video is chill-inducing, as the giant, winged beast spits fire through the sky. Check out… » 12/12/12 7:49am 12/12/12 7:49am

The "anomaly" that almost destroyed SpaceX's rocket launch

Last night, SpaceX kicked off its brand new cargo-hauling contract with NASA by launching a supply-laden Dragon capsule on a trip to the International Space Station; and while all signs indicate that Dragon is doing fine, video footage reveals that the Falcon 9 rocket used to lift the capsule had some... technical… » 10/08/12 1:53pm 10/08/12 1:53pm

Check out SpaceX's awesome new SuperDraco rocket engine in action

If you haven't heard of Space Exploration Technologies (aka SpaceX) yet, chances are you will soon. The space transport company is leading the charge to privatize space flight in the wake of the U.S.'s decommissioned space program, and later this year will begin making delivery runs to and from the ISS with its… » 2/02/12 6:35am 2/02/12 6:35am