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The current Administrator of NASA, Charles Bolden uttered the most badass phrase in the history of space today: “Godspeed Dragon.”

What the who is Dragon?! It’s an unmanned space capsule designed, built, and launched by SpaceX atop their in-house Falcon 9 rocket.  Eventually the capsule will hold up to 7 crew members.  The brainchild company of Elon Musk is hoping to become the first private enterprise to visit the International Space Station.  Today this company took a giant leap in that direction with another successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket, which has suffered delays recently do to software and hardware issues.  More on this after the jump: Read More »

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Recently, NASA released it’s much delayed and anticipated rocket design that will be replacing the Constellation program.  The new design is called the SLS (Space Launch System.)  Without a doubt, this is the worst named rocket in NASA history!  It couldn’t be more literal or boring!  Hit the jump for an artist’s rendition of NASA’s new SLS.

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