Here's Your First Look At The Dragon V2, America's Newest Spaceship

SpaceX has just officially announced their new manned-variant of their Dragon capsule, and it looks like a pretty sweet ride. So far we've seen some details, and we generally know what the layout is, but this is the first full view of the capsule so far. Should be a nice upgrade from the old Soyuz. » 5/29/14 10:20pm 5/29/14 10:20pm

The Other Firsts No One's Talking About For The Proposed 2018 Mars…

Remember Dennis Tito? He's the millionaire who became the first space tourist back in 2001, who bought himself a ticket on a Soyuz heading to the International Space Station. Now he's got some big new space plans: he wants to send two people on a Mars flyby mission in 2018. If he can pull it off, there's lots of… » 3/01/13 4:10pm 3/01/13 4:10pm

Elon Musk's SpaceX Just Launched A Capsule Into Orbit, But There's A…

When he's not making electric cars, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's other venture is trying to privatize spaceflight. And his company, SpaceX, took a big step in that direction this morning when they launched the Dragon capsule into orbit with the goal of bringing more than one ton of supplies and science experiments to… » 3/01/13 11:33am 3/01/13 11:33am

Imagine The Possibilities: Dragon-Equipped Nissan Presidentamino!

The Japanese tradition of installing a big temple-like structure on a Caminoized sedan to make a hearse makes total sense to us, but wouldn't it be great to have an '89 Nissan Presidentamino with the rare and coveted Dragon Hearse option to use as your daily driver? Look at this thing! It is to regular hearses as a … » 6/04/08 8:00am 6/04/08 8:00am

$2.8 million Ivory-Carved Dragon BMW Speaks for Itself

Some carved vehicles are okay, but this one by Folk artist Su Zhongyang, definitely isn't. You see, Su spends a lot of time carving dragons into ivory and yak bone. The carvings themselves doesn't look too bad, especially if you check out some of close-ups in the gallery below. However, it's what he did with the… » 12/13/07 3:15pm 12/13/07 3:15pm