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Jumbo jet to launch Virgin Galactic spaceship

Virgin Galactic to fling rockets into space from a JUMBO JET called Cosmic Girl | The Boeing 747-400 will be modified so the LauncherOne can be mounted beneath its wing, and it will increase the amount the rocket can carry [The Future of Aviation: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/aircraft/ Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

An Inside Look at the Construction of NASA's Next Mission to Mars

An Inside Look at the Construction of NASA's Next Mission to Mars [The Future Of Mars Exploration: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/mars/ Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

World's Most Powerful Engine Blazes New Path

World's Most Powerful Engine Blazes Path for Space Launch System Advanced Propulsion | To help develop the nation's future heavy lift rocket, NASA resurrected the world's most powerful rocket engine ever flown - the mighty F-1 that powered the Saturn V rocket- and test fired it's gas generator today at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. [Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/ Futuristic Rockets: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/rocket/]

Innovation in Space: Canadian companies planning for humanity’s future among the stars [Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

An Inside Look At The Flying Saucers NASA Wants To Use For Missions To Mars... [The Future Of Mars Exploration: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/mars/ Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

A magnetic attraction to proposed orbital launchers [Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

World's largest optical telescope got the approval for construction

World's largest optical telescope got the approval for construction [Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/]

Nanosatellites May Soon Communicate With Soldiers | Tiny Army satellites may someday provide Soldiers with voice, data and even visual communications in remote areas, which lack such communications. [Future Military Technologies: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/military/ Space Future: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-space/ The Future of Warfare: http://futuristicshop.com/category/future-wars/]

Airbus unveils its own reusable rocket called Adeline

The craft would launch like a rocket, with multiple stages, carrying satellites, for example and only the lower part of it, comprising the expensive systems, would return to Earth (illustrated above)

'Day one of the Mars Era': Historic Orion test flight launches

What will happen after launch? Just minutes after lift-off, the entire bottom end - or the 'first stage' of the rocket - will detach, while the second stage engine will ignite to take Orion to a higher orbit