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Why You Could Never Be An Astronaut

Why You Could Never Be An Astronaut

This video was made possible by WIX. If you’re ready to create a website, head over to wix.com/go/infographics2019 to try out one of their premium plans right now. In the 1950’s, NASA leadership was in the midst of a debate. They were trying to decide what name was best to call the crew of their …

The search for life on Mars | Natural History Museum

Is there life on Mars? Has there ever been? These questions have inspired science and science fiction alike. But a mission, led by the European and Russian Space Agencies, might finally reveal what really lies beneath the surface of the Red Planet. We’ve been sending missions to Mars since the 1960s to find out what, …

Why Mars Died, and Earth Lived

The Mars rover, Curiosity, is the latest in a long line of missions to Mars… Landers sent to scoop its soil and study its rocks, orbiters sent to map its valleys and ridges. They are all asking the same question. Did liquid water once flow on this dry and dusty world? Did it support life …

The Cruise Missile From Hell

The Cruise Missile From Hell

It’s 1955, and the United States and the Soviet Union are locked in the deadly embrace that’ll come to be known as the Cold War. Just five and a half years ago the Soviet Union shocked the world by detonating their own atomic bomb, a feat achieved by the infiltration of the American Manhattan Project …

How To Build A Rocket (From Scratch)

How To Build A Rocket (From Scratch)

For this project I’m going to show you how to build a rocket, from scratch. These homemade “Randomizer” rockets, launch over 1,000 feet high, and eject a little parachute to bring them safely back to the ground. They’re re-loadable and re-launch-able. And you might even be able to build one, with things around your house. …

Mexican Standoff (ft. Key & Peele)

Mexican Standoff (ft. Key & Peele)

Freeze! End of the line, Cortez! Alright. Here we go. Well, well, well, boys. Looks like we got a Mexican stand-off. Guess again. We’ve got a sniper trained on your position. Nice try. But I’ve had an unmanned drone on that sniper’s ass this whole time. You mean the unmanned drone our hacker just took …