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# rocket - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests

Sep 28th 2021, 7:24 AM 8,107 Views 10 Comments

It is the latest in a series of mixed messages from Pyongyang, coming days after the rogue state dangled the prospect of an inter-Korean summit.

# rocket - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board
# Blue Origin
# Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket to launch again in July - this time with a crew on board

May 5th 2021, 10:50 PM 12,666 Views 36 Comments

One of the seats will be taken by the winner of an online auction.

# rocket - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’

Apr 17th 2021, 10:42 PM 21,588 Views 3 Comments

Nevertheless, world champion O’Sullivan hailed the return of fans to the famous venue as the World Championships got underway.

# rocket - Thursday 4 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test

Mar 4th 2021, 7:33 AM 22,592 Views 57 Comments

Two previous test flights had crash-landed in fireballs.

# rocket - Sunday 24 January, 2021

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo
# Rideshare
# Rideshare

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo

Jan 24th 2021, 7:28 PM 22,832 Views 18 Comments

The rocket, which launched from Florida, carried a record number of satellites on board.

# rocket - Friday 28 August, 2020

Irish winger Hayes scored a screamer in Aberdeen's Europa League demolition
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Irish winger Hayes scored a screamer in Aberdeen's Europa League demolition

Aug 28th 2020, 11:31 AM 7,315 Views 8 Comments

The Scottish side put their recent controversies to one side to make light work of Faroe Island part-timers NSI Runavik.

# rocket - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final

Aug 15th 2020, 10:56 AM 13,087 Views 14 Comments

O’Sullivan will play Kyren Wilson in the decider.

# rocket - Monday 10 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan facing uphill battle with Mark Williams in control at the Crucible
# Lagging
From The42
# Lagging

Ronnie O’Sullivan facing uphill battle with Mark Williams in control at the Crucible

Aug 10th 2020, 7:12 PM 13,015 Views 2 Comments

Welshaman Williams has set the early tempo.

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50

Aug 10th 2020, 8:17 AM 26,734 Views 32 Comments

The 44-year-old will face Mark Williams in the World Championship quarter-finals after beating Ding Junhui.

# rocket - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:59 PM 7,114 Views 1 Comment

The latest from the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible.

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six
# The Magician
From The42
# The Magician

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:33 AM 8,150 Views 5 Comments

Fan favourite says he is getting his snooker ‘fix’ in Sheffield.

# rocket - Saturday 13 June, 2020

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

Jun 13th 2020, 3:01 PM 28,436 Views 29 Comments

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

# rocket - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Mayo goalscoring hero Carr's second of the day needs to be watched over and over
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Mayo goalscoring hero Carr's second of the day needs to be watched over and over

Jul 6th 2019, 11:14 PM 21,423 Views 17 Comments

Absolutely incredible stuff.

# rocket - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Jun 6th 2019, 5:22 PM 8,701 Views 17 Comments

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# rocket - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he 'probably' won't play in next year's World Championship
# Scaling Back
From The42
# Scaling Back

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he 'probably' won't play in next year's World Championship

May 23rd 2019, 3:16 PM 5,888 Views 14 Comments

The five-time world champion claims he will only play ‘three or four’ low-key tournaments from now on.

# rocket - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
# Capsule
# Capsule

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,051 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# rocket - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Obafemi gets an assist as Southampton stun Manchester United early on
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Obafemi gets an assist as Southampton stun Manchester United early on

Dec 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 10,894 Views 4 Comments

United were 2-0 down inside 20 minutes.

# rocket - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing
# International Space Station
# International Space Station

'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing

Oct 11th 2018, 11:04 AM 15,783 Views 57 Comments

The rocket landed in Kazakhstan.

# rocket - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off
# Interstellar Technologies
# Interstellar Technologies

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

Jun 30th 2018, 1:46 PM 16,607 Views 11 Comments

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard
# Space Oddity
# Space Oddity

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

Feb 6th 2018, 9:57 PM 28,399 Views 57 Comments

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

# rocket - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

Apr 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 7,299 Views 2 Comments

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

# rocket - Monday 18 July, 2016

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,356 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# rocket - Monday 14 March, 2016

WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars

Mar 14th 2016, 11:39 AM 9,631 Views 24 Comments

The key goal is to analyse methane, a gas which is created in large by living microbes.

# rocket - Monday 15 February, 2016

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was 'too cheap'
# Maximum Impact
From The42
# Maximum Impact

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was 'too cheap'

Feb 15th 2016, 4:06 PM 53,824 Views 59 Comments

The Rocket deliberately potted a pink after his 14th red in protest.

# rocket - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad
# Column
# Column

Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad

Feb 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 2,175 Views 8 Comments

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 17 January, 2016

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win

Jan 17th 2016, 8:33 PM 12,578 Views 23 Comments

Ronnie clinches evening session against Hawkins before 8pm.

# rocket - Saturday 18 April, 2015

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile

Apr 18th 2015, 7:28 PM 8,122 Views 6 Comments

Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.

# rocket - Friday 16 January, 2015

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge
# So Close
# So Close

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

Jan 16th 2015, 6:39 PM 16,313 Views 11 Comments

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Jan 6th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,194 Views 12 Comments

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# rocket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

Jan 1st 2015, 2:27 PM 13,977 Views 25 Comments

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# rocket - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap'
# Malfunction
# Malfunction

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap'

Oct 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 21,372 Views 69 Comments

The rocket was bringing supplies to the International Space Station.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock
# Voyager
# Voyager

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Sep 2nd 2014, 9:30 AM 4,942 Views 8 Comments

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

# rocket - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts
# Cheap Trip
# Cheap Trip

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts

Jul 1st 2014, 7:33 AM 4,129 Views 18 Comments

India’s domestically-produced Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off yesterday carrying satellites from France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

# rocket - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

How does it feel to face an Anthony Nash penalty? - 'You are just saying don’t hit me please'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

How does it feel to face an Anthony Nash penalty? - 'You are just saying don’t hit me please'

May 28th 2014, 6:05 PM 6,558 Views 9 Comments

Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham knows all about how powerful Anthony Nash’s shots are.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

May 6th 2014, 6:25 PM 7,805 Views 4 Comments

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# rocket - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

May 5th 2014, 7:10 PM 7,509 Views 3 Comments

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

May 4th 2014, 11:43 PM 4,354 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

# rocket - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible

Apr 18th 2014, 11:09 AM 2,216 Views 1 Comment

We’re snooker loopy, nuts are we.

# rocket - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets

Mar 12th 2014, 9:55 PM 8,714 Views 150 Comments

The attack followed Palestinian rocket fire being aimed at the Jewish state.

# rocket - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora
# All Of The Lights
# All Of The Lights

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora

Mar 8th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,692 Views 24 Comments

Good work, science.

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