Falcon & Winter Soldier: Emily VanCamp May Play MCU Role on Disney+ Series

Emily VanCamp is in talks to reprise her MCU role as Sharon “Grand-Niece of Peggy” Carter in Disney+’s upcoming series teaming Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes. Falcon & Winter Soldier, starring fellow MCU vets Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan, is one of several Marvel series announced last month along with other Disney+ streaming service details. […]

Star Wars 9 leaks: Scene shows THESE characters united in Millennium Falcon amid climax

The movie – still officially untitled – is released this December, and new details are finally expected to emerge at Star Wars Celebration next week. But ahead of that, a blink-and-you-miss-it sneak peek was seemingly shown to attendees of CinemaCon. And the good news is that many of our favourites will be back in one […]

Rocket Report: Exos flies, China sets launch record, new Falcon Heavy data

Enlarge (credit: Rocket Lab/Aurich Lawson) Welcome to Edition 1.15 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have news about both Virgin rocket companies, an astounding number of Chinese launches, and the military waiting for SpaceX. There is also the scoop that the Trump White House is relying on an upgraded SLS rocket to meet its […]

Now witness the firepower of this fully operational Falcon 9 rocket

Enlarge / All five major versions of the Falcon 9 rocket, side by side. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) The Falcon 9 rocket has undergone four major revisions over the last eight years, culminating in the Block 5 rocket. The initial expendable version of the rocket (v1.0) could lift about 10.5 tons to low-Earth orbit. This was […]

Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020

Enlarge / The Falcon Heavy rocket took off at 3:45pm ET Tuesday, Feb. 6, with all 27 engines firing. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica) When SpaceX debuted the Falcon Heavy rocket in February, one of the biggest questions concerned who, exactly, would use the large booster and its 27 engines. Now we have an answer: the […]

Elon Musk says his reusable Falcon 9 rockets will allow anyone to move to the moon

SpaceX Photos/Flickr After successfully launching the Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket on May 11, Elon Musk tweeted that it still has about “300 missions over 5 years” left in its lifespan. SpaceX is predicted to “build 30 to 40 rocket cores” for the Falcon 9 Block 5 to cover about 300 missions over the next […]

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has roughly 300 launches before retirement

Now that SpaceX’s final Falcon 9 design has launched for the first time, there’s a looming question: how many more launches does the vehicle have left? Elon Musk has an idea. He estimated that SpaceX will build 30 to 40 more Falcon 9 cores for “~300 missions” over the next five years. The pioneering rocket […]

Boeing slams the Falcon Heavy rocket as “too small”

Enlarge / Image from Boeing’s Watch US Fly website. (credit: Boeing) Recently, Boeing created a website called “Watch US Fly” to promote its aerospace industry—a grab bag of everything from Chinese tariffs to President Trump’s visit to the company’s facilities in St. Louis. Among the most intriguing sections is one that promotes the company’s Space […]