Mid-Air Rocket Failure Forces Emergency Landing For US, Russia Space Crew

A Russian Soyuz booster rocket has failed in mid-air less than two minutes after take-off on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing with the help of NASA and technicians on the ground.  Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague were en…

China Unveils “Breakthrough” In Electromagnetic Rocket Technology

Chinese state media has revealed a technological breakthrough in electromagnetic rocket design amid US regional security concerns in North Korea and the South China Sea. The new and more powerful electromagnetic rocket uses catapult rocket artillery technology rendering the weapon more powerful than any conventional artillery…

Russia Attached 12 Flamethrowers To A “Battle Bot” And Set It Loose In Syria

Russia has created a 12-ton “battle bot” with 12 multi-purpose rocket launching tubes that can be fitted with destructive incendiary and thermobaric warheads, reports state-owned news agency Tass.  The “Uran-9” battle bot can also be configured with the standard armament of four “Ataka” anti-tank missiles, as…

$200K For A Trip To Space? No Thanks, Americans Say

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ rocket company reportedly plans to charge passengers at least $200,000 for its first trips into space next year. But most Americans aren’t interested in taking the trip, even if they could afford the hefty ticket price. A new Rasmussen Reports national…

Israel Blames Iran For Gaza Violence As Rocket Fire Pauses

A day after the largest exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Hamas since 2014, Israel is blaming Iran for supplying both Hamas and Islamic Jihad with advanced surface-to-surface missiles, capable of traveling longer distances to hit targets inside southern Israel. Rockets fired by Palestinian…

Dow 26,000: The stock market is a runaway freight train

Dow hits 26,000 milestone Seven trading days. That’s how long it took the Dow to rocket from 25,000 to 26,000. The market’s latest milestone, reached on Tuesday just after the opening bell, easily sets the record for the fastest rise between 1,000-point barriers. The Dow…