Target Practice at Sea

Check out this amazing footage from Popular Mechanics, readers! Watch Astonishing, Unedited Footage of the Navy Nuking Warships It's arguably the most unsettling nuclear weapons test of all time. BY KYLE MIZOKAMI MAY 19, 2021 In the summer of 1945, the Navy assembled a large fleet of ex-warships and dropped atomic bombs on them. The test was designed to determine … Continue reading Target Practice at Sea

The Birth of the Modern Rocket

Check out this fantastic piece from Popular Mechanics, readers! Shooting at the Moon: The Pioneering Rocketry of Robert Goddard In 1929, Popular Mechanics covered the explosive work of Robert Goddard. His liquid propellant-fueled rocket, the first of its kind, carved a path to the stars. BY JOHN BRADY MAR 16, 2021 In the December 1929 issue, … Continue reading The Birth of the Modern Rocket