Exploded

A Raytheon SM-2 Block IIIA guided missile explodes over USS The Sullivans during a training exercise on July 18, 2015. US Navy Photo obtained by USNI News

Destroyer USS The Sullivans Damaged After Missile Explodes After Launch, No Injuries Reported A Navy guided missile destroyer was damaged after a missile exploded shortly after launch during an exercise off the U.S. Atlantic coast on Saturday, Navy officials have confirmed to USNI News. “On July 18 at approximately 9 a.m. (EDT) a Standard Missile-2 […]

New Horizons – Then Or Never

New Horizons probe sent to Pluto

When the Pluto Kuiper Express mission was cancelled in 2000, there seemed to be no hope for exploring the far planet (as Pluto was then classified). And that meant no good hope for a long, long time. Many planetary scientists and Pluto fans reacted in dismay, especially as it seemed to be a case of […]