How the Falcon 9 rocket got its nickname, and what it means for the future of spaceflight

A rocket used to lift NASA’s first communications satellite into orbit in 2006.Now a competitor is taking it to the skies.NASA announced Thursday that it has acquired the Falcon Heavy, a 10th-generation engine that will power the Falcon 8 rocket that launched NASA’s Orion spacecraft into orbit.The Falcon Heavy was developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne and…

Jeep’s $5 million Skytrax 4WD pickup truck, SUV, truck to be offered by U.S. brand in 2019

Jeep will introduce a $5.6 million pickup truck and a $1.2 million SUV to its lineup in 2019, according to a new report from the U.K.-based magazine Motor.The Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is also a Jeep brand, will be sold in Europe and North America, while the Skytraxx 4WD will be offered in Australia and…