What happens to old spacecraft?

From Curious Droid. What happens to old spacecraft?. We know when new ones are launched and sometimes when they don’t make it to where they are going but after that, they just seem to go quiet. From the very first man-made object to orbit the earth to the ISS we look at where do they…

SLAM – America’s Big Stick & Doomsday Weapon

From Curious Droid. Just before ICBM’s became the de facto delivery system of choice, the US created what could be called the doomsday weapon of the cold war. It was deemed so dangerous that the same government that commissioned it, cancelled it before it went into production. This is the story of Project Pluto and…

Could We Launch Spacecraft with a Giant Space Gun?

From Curious Droid. Instead of using rockets, could we use a giant space gun to launch satellites or even spacecraft into orbit?. Sounds crazy but the idea has been researched and tested on several occasions and although it might not be suitable for humans it could be a solution to getting raw materials like fuel,…

What’s Wrong with Earth’s Magnetic Field?

From Curious Droid. Strange things are happening in space but the cause is right below our feet. The earth’s core is changing and the magnetic poles could possibly flip in the not too distant future. We are just discovering a whole new hidden weather system in the earth molten core that has direct effects on…