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A Month In Science

A Month In Science [New Future News Recap]

by CHIRPon May 18, 2016
Things at CHIRP have been off to a great start. With over 200k visitors in our first month, we are excited to be bringing so many of you quality news from around the world. We’d like to say a big thank you to all of our readers and those to come! Your support is what […]
The Falcon 9 Rocket Just Successfully Launched And Landed On A Floating Drone Ship For The Second Time

SpaceX Just Successfully Landed Their Flacon 9 Rocket On A Floating Drone Ship For A Second Time!

by CHIRPon May 6, 2016
The SpaceX Flacon 9 rocket that successfully landed on a floating ship for the first time has just done it again! And this time with a much more difficult landing. Carrying a Japanese communications satellite (JCSAT-14), the rocket had to reach an extremely high orbit, which makes re-entry and landing a bit more difficult due to a faster […]

SpaceX Founder Start New Rocket Company

Two SpaceX Founders Have Started Their Own Rocket Company

by CHIRPon April 27, 2016
Two of SpaceX’s (Elon Musk’s private space company) founders are starting another rocket company Vector Space Systems, which just announced $1 million in angel investment. They will focus their efforts on building launch vehicles expressly designed to put micro-satellites into orbit.   Still developing it’s first rocket called the ‘Vector‘ it carry approximately 5 to 50kg of cargo with a […]
SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Arrives At The ISS

SpaceX’s Dragon Cargo Craft Arrives At The ISS

by CHIRPon April 11, 2016
Most of you have seen the incredible landing of SpaceX’s Flacon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship by now. But many of you may not know what the purpose of that rocket actually was (other than to perform a bad ass landing). Well here it is. The Dragon, SpaceX’s commercial cargo craft, was carried by the Falcon […]

Incredible, SpaceX Rocket Landing On Floating Drone Ship

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Just Landed A Rocket On A Floating Drone Platform For The First Time

by CHIRPon April 9, 2016
For the first time ever, a rocket has been successfully launched into space and then returned and landed on a drone ship floating in the ocean. It sounds like something out of science fiction, but it’s real. Just yesterday the Falcon 9 rocket launched into space to resupply the international space station with 7,000 pounds of […]