Crawler – The Rocket Transporter !

Crawler transporting Discovery spacecraft to launchpad.

Human being started using animals to carry load when it exceeded his carrying capacity. Then he started building machines to carry even more load & to transport faster. Today huge trucks carry massive amounts of load & the best example is the biggest truck in the world – The BelAZ…

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NASA’s next Mars rover mission – 2020

After an overwhelming success of Mars rover mission 2012, NASA’s next nuclear powered Mars rover is planned to launch in 2020. Scientists say that – it is gonna be way more smarter & efficient than Curiosity, which is currently exploring the red planet. Curiosity had an awesome design, heck lot…

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NASA’s raging RS-25 engine passes it’s sixth test!

NASA has performed a nearly 9 minute long test of the engine called RS-25 which will be used for next generation mega-rockets which will take the astronauts to Mars & other deep space missions. The agency successfully tested an RS-25 engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. A total of four RS-25…

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How Rocket Engines cooling system work ?

Our heavenly Internal Combustion Engines used in cars & bikes can be cooled by air & water or coolant circulating around it. But what about rocket engines ? How rocket engines cooling system works ? The engines of rocket heat up upto 6000°C. At this temperature the metals would become…

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