Drone World

Enlarge (credit: Kroger) Kroger, one of America’s biggest grocery chains, is beginning to test a drone-delivery service near Dayton, OH. Starting this week, Kroger will begin testing deliveries near the company’s...

How do you launch and land a rocket in the same day? Here’s how. [credit: SpaceX ] I was born a mere four months after the final Apollo astronauts brushed gray...

Enlarge (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) On Tuesday, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) hosted a press conference where it detailed the plans for the Ingenuity drone that hitched a ride to Mars attached to...

Enlarge / Drone’s-eye view of a New Shepard Launch. (credit: Blue Origin) Welcome to Edition 3.36 of the Rocket Report! This week we have plenty of news with small-, medium-, and...

Enlarge / YouTuber Brandon M captured this drone footage of his Tesla steering toward a parked car using the FSD beta software. “Oh Jeeeesus,” he said as he grabbed the steering...

Finnish researcher Jakub Kubecka won this year’s Dance Your PhD contest with a rap-based dance inspired by his work on the physics of atmospheric molecular clusters. The global pandemic ruined most...

Enlarge / Perseverance’s two Mastcam-Z imagers (in the gray boxes) are part of the rover’s remote sensing mast. (credit: NASA) The seven minutes of terror are over. The parachute deployed; the...

Enlarge / At left, a glow can be seen on the horizon just as a Falcon 9 rocket was due to land. (credit: SpaceX webcast) A Falcon 9 rocket launched from...

Enlarge / Anthony Mackie and Damson Idris must foil a a warlord’s plan to launch a network of dormant nuclear weapons in Outside the Wire. (credit: Netflix ) To say that...

The Transporter-1 mission lifts off on Sunday morning. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] Sunday 10:15am ET Update: At the opening of its launch window, a Falcon 9 rocket took off from Florida...