New Shepard VS SpaceShipTwo
Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic will enter the commercial spaceflight sector at virtually the same time with New Shepard and SpaceShipTwo.
on July 10, 2021
Is SpaceX’s Raptor engine the king of rocket engines?
SpaceX's new raptor engine is a methane fueled full flow staged combustion cycle engine and its so hard to develop, no engine like this has ever flown before!Now this topic can be really intimidating so in order to bring the Raptor engine into context, we’re going to do an overview of a few common types of rocket engine cycles then compare the Raptor to a few other common rocket engines, like SpaceX’s current work horse, the Merlin, The Space Shuttle’s RS-25, the RD-180, Blue Origin’s BE-4 and the F-1 engine.
on May 25, 2019
Why have SpaceX, Boeing & Blue Origin ditched abort towers?
There’s a new trend going around in the commercial space industry when it comes to launch abort systems. All three commercial companies who are putting abort systems on their crewed vehicles have ditched the classic launch abort tower we’ve seen dominate abort systems in the past.
on April 25, 2019