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…

‘I hope this is the last time you do this’: The ‘I Hope This is the Last Time You Do This’ tattoo artist faces a possible lawsuit

On Monday, former “The Amazing Race” contestant Janae Lee filed a lawsuit against tattoo artist Kevin Gifford claiming she was defamed by the tattoo artist’s Instagram post, claiming the post was defamatory and made disparaging comments about Lee’s looks and health.The lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California alleges that Giffords “filed this baseless…