Category Archives: Travel

Look at the difference between these two images of the 3 Gorges Dam in China, one by Google Maps, the other by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Images that appear to show China’s Three Gorges Dam warping badly are causing concern on Chinese social media, but the Chinese government is downplaying the risk to the facility, which it declares is in an “elastic … Continue reading

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Huge Arctic Waves

Scientists have recently measured huge waves where you would never suspect. Watch this video on The Scene.

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Can we afford to go to space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Space business pays taxes … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Private Dream Chaser Space Plane to Launch 1st Orbital Flight in 2017

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China’s Successful Moon Rover Launch

China hailed the successful launch of a moon rover in the early hours of Monday, in a project that the government hopes will catapult its plans to put a man on the moon sometime after 2020 and explore deeper regions … Continue reading

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Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car

  In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 bet that he could not cross the United States by car. Just a few weeks later, on May 23, he and mechanic Sewall K. Crocker climbed … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NASA’s NEW “Orion” Spacecraft to be tested in 2014

The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a planned beyond-low-Earth-orbit manned spacecraft that is being built by Lockheed Martin for NASA and Astrium for European Space Agency for crewed missions to the Moon, asteroids and Mars. It is planned to … Continue reading

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Artist’s Concept of a SEP (Solar Electric Propulsion System)

Using advanced Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technologies is an essential part of future missions into deep space with larger payloads. The use of robotics and advanced SEP technologies like this concept of an SEP-based spacecraft during NASA mission to find, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: NEW Hypersonic SpaceLiner to fly from Europe to Australia in just 90 minutes!

The rocket-powered hypersonic plane SpaceLiner, designed by the German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Space Systems, aims to send passengers from Europe to Australia in 90 minutes by 2050. The design is expected to evolve, but currently includes a rocket booster … Continue reading

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Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan’s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car when backing up, thus eliminating blind spots. Watch the video to find out more about optical-camouflage technology

Transparent Car Technology Researchers at Japan‘s Keio University are working on an optical-camouflage technology that could make parking cars safer. The technology makes the backseat invisible and the back of the car transparent so drivers can see behind their car … Continue reading

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