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“Abort on engine 5. Chamber pressure high.”

Today was to be the launch day for the Dragon capsule. SpaceX’s manned space vehicle, and the only manned craft ever to travel into orbit which was completely built by a private company as opposed to a government funded corporation. … Continue reading

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Mmmm… Rocket Candy

As any schoolkid who’s into pyrotechnics will tell you, mixing an oxidising agent with any form of carbohydrate will usually get you a dramatic reaction. Trust me. I used to be one of those schoolkids. Several of the so-called “explosives” … Continue reading

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