Private Rocket Launch Tests Supersonic Parachute and Reusable Tech

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A private spaceflight company, Armadillo Aerospace, is reviewing their test data from a rocket test in the New Mexico desert. The flight encountered problems while testing a new launch and balloon parachute technologies, but the company remains one of the leading private entities in the alt.space industry.

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Fractal Canyon Devours Farmland

A fractal looking canyon devours farmland in New Mexico. (via kottke)