Via.Space entrepreneur Richard Garriott
When the space shuttle Endeavour touches down in a little more than a week, NASA's shuttle program will come down to just one more mission: Atlantis's launch set for July. It's the moment private space industry's been gearing up for, when America's space prog ... More >>
Mark GrahamLocal private spaceflight player Armadillo Aerospace has always had a complex relationship with NASA. Like other NewSpace teams, they pretty much define themselves against the glacial pace and dense bureaucracy of government spaceflight -- but at least until there's a real market for s ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsYears from now, they'll all be talking about that epic QuakeCon back when hookahs were still legal in Dallas.As Master o' Doom John Carmack wrapped his keynote sermon yesterday evening, the old familiar QuakeCon rhythm began drumming back to life, tap-tap-slurp, in the dim a ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsGaming guru John Carmack waxed philosophical about ray tracing, indirect ambient occlusion, and leading a purposeful life in his 15th QuakeCon keynote this afternoon.As gamers from around the world wheeled their home-tweaked shoot-'em-up-optimized computers into the Hilton ... More >>
This week's paper version of Unfair Park includes the story of Armadillo Aerospace, the eight-man team of rocket builders that's grown into one of the country's leading NewSpace start-ups.
From their first days tinkering in a North Dallas loading dock a decade ago to their new home in a Caddo Mills ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsArmadillo Aerospace's Neil Milburn guides Scorpius off a trailer bed after its successful launches Saturday afternoon. Check out more photos from the launch day in our slide show.He'd just guided his 1,900-pound rocket to a successful simulated moon landing, but while his ... More >>
Alex WolensNot at all like doing it at home.Check out more shots from QuakeCon in our slide show.Finding QuakeCon amidst the bustling mini-metropolis of the Gaylord Texan was easy: just follow the kids in flair-laden QC necklaces staggering under the weight of their clunky homemade PCs.
It was ... More >>
For about a year, this is all folks have seen of id's new Rage, which will likely debut at QuakeCon.At last year's QuakeCon, held at the Hilton Anatole, id Software's John Carmack made a few announcements considered quite major at the time, among them word that the Mesquite-based developer was looki ... More >>