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VIDEO REPORT: Update on NASA’s Orion Program

Supported by team members across the nation, the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Colorado is leading the development effort as NASA’s prime contractor for the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle. Image credit: NASA SOURCE: NASA – A NASA-Industry Team Effort.

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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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VIDEO REPORT: Deep Space Industries plans on mining asteroids in space by the year 2015

Deep Space Industries, a newly established private company, has announced it plans to deploy a mining company into space by the year 2015 with the goal of extracting raw materials from nearby asteroids. The asteroids are believed to contain gases … Continue reading

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USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) will be equipped with four Rolls-Royce Axial-Flow Waterjet Mk-1 engines

The Office of Naval Research recently announced that USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) will be equipped with four Rolls-Royce Axial-Flow Waterjet Mk-1 engines, which they claim will both improve performance and reduce required maintenance over the life of the ship. According … 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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Space Shuttle Endeavour now inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles

Endeavour inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, The retired space shuttle Endeavour, mounted on its strongback overland transport frame, is pictured inside the newly built Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California … Continue reading

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