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Flat-Earther blasts off into California sky in home-made steam rocket 

Flat-Earther blasts off into California sky in home-made steam rocket  | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A self-taught rocket scientist has blasted himself high into the California sky using a steam-powered contraption he built in his garage, the first step in his long-term aim of proving the Earth is flat.
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not the most brilliant thing to do - daredevil or not!

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Experience the awesome power of a rocket launch in this 360 degree video

Experience the awesome power of a rocket launch in this 360 degree video | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A new video puts you next to the most powerful rocket flying today as it leaves the Earth behind.
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some years ago I got down to Florida to watch a launch - there is nothing like it....  we were miles away and you could feel the rumble - heck, I think we even "felt" the noise....   some day, this launch method will seem prehistoric....

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Jeff Bezos wants millions of people to live in space

Jeff Bezos wants millions of people to live in space | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos wants millions of people to live and work in space. Here's his vision for the future of space travel.
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and he is probably working on a solution for "same day delivery"  (it is called a transporter)

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How SpaceX's rocket landing will shape the future of spaceflight

How SpaceX's rocket landing will shape the future of spaceflight | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
SpaceX's ability to land a Falcon 9 booster back on Earth after bringing a payload to orbit could help revolutionize access to space.
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we are infants at the beginning of the adventure....

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Lockheed Martin unveils its new spacecraft prototype

Lockheed Martin unveils its new spacecraft prototype | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Thanks to lockheed martin, we now know what the spaceship that will take us to mars will likely look like. Veuer's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.
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too cool - anybody wanna go?

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Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin rocket comes in for a landing in new POV video

Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin rocket comes in for a landing in new POV video | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A new point-of-view video lets you see what it would be like to land back on Earth with Blue Origin's rocket.
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yesterday's dream - today's reality - tomorrow's future....

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Jeff Bezos-backed company launches then lands its rocket... again

Jeff Bezos-backed company launches then lands its rocket... again | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Jeff Bezos's rocket company Blue Origin has just launched and landed the same rocket for the second time.
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it is getting closer to reality...  and someday folks in the future will look back our way - as we do with dinosaurs 

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NASA's newly released photos capture rocket explosion in graphic detail

NASA's newly released photos capture rocket explosion in graphic detail | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
New NASA photos of a rocket explosion in Virginia show an uncrewed Antares rocket failing just after liftoff in 2014.
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pictures unlike you have seen before...

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