Years after shuttle, NASA rediscovers the perils of liquid hydrogen

Enlarge / NASA’s Space Launch System rocket at LC-39B on September 1st, 2022. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.—America’s space agency on Saturday sought to launch a rocket largely cobbled together from the space shuttle, which itself was designed and built more than four decades ago. As the space shuttle often was delayed due to technical problems, […]

Fortnite Skins UPDATE: New Dark Vanguard Outfit and Space Shuttle Gliders LIVE

Some have already been leaked, while others might come as more of a surprise. That’s because today, Epic Games released new Fortnite Skins on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Fans can now grab the mew Dark Vanguard Outfit and Space Shuttle Gliders. The Space Shuttle gliders were revealed as part of a new data mining […]

The world’s largest airplane may launch a new space shuttle into orbit

Enlarge / The Stratolaunch aircraft has a wingspan of 117 meters. (credit: Stratolaunch Systems Corp.) As Stratolaunch Systems Corp. has rolled its super-massive aircraft out of the hangar during the last year and performed some ground-based tests, there has been one big unanswered question—what is the purpose of building the largest airplane in the world? […]

Which Airline is Best on Each Shuttle Route?

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Fisker unveils self-driving shuttle built for smart cities

Believe it or not, Fisker isn’t just focused on upscale electric cars. The automaker has teamed up with China’s Hakim Unique Group on the Orbit, a self-driving electric shuttle tailor-made for smart cities. There aren’t many details, but it’s clearly taking advantage of its driverless nature: the boxy design maximizes passenger space, and there’s a […]

China just revealed its plans for pulling ahead in the space race — and they include building a nuclear-powered shuttle

Reuters/Bobby Yip China has unveiled goals it hopes to achieve by 2045 that include a nuclear-powered space shuttle. They also include a reusable space plane and vehicles for asteroid mining operations. China hopes to become a leader in the aerospace field by 2045. China continues to make steady progress on its space exploration plans: from a deal with Russia to the […]

Los Angeles taps a shuttle service to get riders to Metro stops

Most people find a short walk to and from a public transportation stop pretty reasonable, but the further away that stop is from their home or their destination, the less convenient it becomes. Well the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) wants to close that first mile/last mile gap and it’s doing so in […]

Self-Driving Shuttle Returns to Service, but NTSB Wants to Examine Vegas Crash

– The basic elements of the collision between a driverless shuttle bus and a human-driven delivery truck this week in Las Vegas are straightforward. – According to police officers, a passenger, and officials from the company which manages the bus, the eight-passenger electric shuttle detected the truck in its path and yielded. It came to […]