The Real Soviet Rocketmen

From Curious Droid. In the days of the space race three men in the Soviet Union led the way creating cutting-edge rockets that would be the match of the US in many ways but for all their genius they were also flawed and bring about almost as many problems for themselves as they fixed. This…

NASA’s Big Mistake – The X-33 VentureStar

From Curious Droid. The X-33 was the prototype replacement for the Space Shuttle and would feature a range of cutting-edge technologies that would make much cheaper to operate and quicker to turn around with much less personal. Although 95% of the components had been made and delivered and a new flight centre had been built…

Guest post bloggers wanted for the Curious Droid website

From Curious Droid. Just a quick message looking for guest post bloggers for the curious-droid website. If you think you could write interesting and informative articles on a similar subject matter to our normal videos for the website then just drop on over to the website and click on the Guest Posting tab at the…

Why is NASA so Slow ?

From Curious Droid. Many people think that NASA is out of touch and reliant on technology first developed 60 years ago for the Apollo program but is NASA really too slow?. Why does it seem to take decades to do anything these days when we sent men to the moon from scratch in 7 years…

LIVE – The end of the Universe – with Ethan Siegel

From Curious Droid. In today’s live stream, we will be looking at the end of the universe with theoretical astrophysicist and science writer Ethan Siegel. Ethans links : Twitter : https://twitter.com/StartsWithABang Youtube :https://www.youtube.com/user/ethansiegel Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Ethan-Siegel-14587131011/ blog: https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/ Ethans Books Treknology – http://amzn.to/2x1HKOD and Beyond the Galaxy – http://amzn.to/2wX7YCK

Reusable Rockets & Flyback boosters

From Curious Droid. SpaceX and Blue Origin may be the latest and most well-known advocates of reusable rockets but they are not the first and in this video we look at some of the other systems that have been designed but not always made to production and some of the latest ones from the likes…