Could We Launch Spacecraft with a Giant Space Gun?

From Curious Droid. Instead of using rockets, could we use a giant space gun to launch satellites or even spacecraft into orbit?. Sounds crazy but the idea has been researched and tested on several occasions and although it might not be suitable for humans it could be a solution to getting raw materials like fuel,…

What’s Wrong with Earth’s Magnetic Field?

From Curious Droid. Strange things are happening in space but the cause is right below our feet. The earth’s core is changing and the magnetic poles could possibly flip in the not too distant future. We are just discovering a whole new hidden weather system in the earth molten core that has direct effects on…

How The Real Soviet Rocketmen Changed the World

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…

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…

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…