Aerospace

Will We Ever Have a Supersonic Commercial Jet Again?

Will We Ever Have a Supersonic Commercial Jet Again?

Ever since the final flight of the Concorde in 2003 due to skyrocketing costs, supersonic flight has only been available to the top military...

Russia Is Making a Super-Heavy Ground-Effect Transportation Vehicle

Russia Is Making a Super-Heavy Ground-Effect Transportation Vehicle

Researchers at TsGI are developing a ground effect transportation vehicle to carry over 450-tonnes. Most aircraft that take off do not...

The 5 Most Bizarre Aircraft in the World

The 5 Most Bizarre Aircraft in the World

Airplanes are graceful, elegant, magnificent marvels of engineering, most of the time. Throughout the ages, engineers have challenged conventional designs with some outstandingly bizarre...

What Keeps Spaceships from Burning Up During Reentry ?

What Keeps Spaceships from Burning Up During Reentry ?

Getting astronauts into space challenges engineers with unprecedentedly difficult problems. Though the spacecraft may have been proven during the launch and duration of space...

Airbus Wants to Test Its Flying Car by End of 2017

Airbus Wants to Test Its Flying Car by End of 2017

Numerous companies have tried their hand at the idea of a ‘flying car’. Over the years, our news feeds have seen prototype after prototype with...

NASA Increases Effeciency by 8% with New Propulsor

NASA Increases Effeciency by 8% with New Propulsor

NASA recently ran its first-ever tests of a new jet engine technology which will increase fuel efficiency higher than ever. NASA is...

Meet the Guppy and the Largest Aircraft in the World

Meet the Guppy and the Largest Aircraft in the World

It is the ugliest, yet most useful plane in NASA’s fleet. Though it looks more like a massive fish than an aircraft, the Guppy is...

How to Land A Space Shuttle

How to Land A Space Shuttle

The History The space shuttle, officially named the Space Transportation System (STS) is perhaps the most magnificent engineering marvel that humanity has ever...

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket

On Saturday morning, 14 January 2017, SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9, a two-stage rocket, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. ...

Bad Weather Delays SpaceX’s Falcon 9 By 5 Day

Bad Weather Delays SpaceX’s Falcon 9 By 5 Day

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch has been delayed by five days, to 14th of January, due to bad weather. SpaceX’s rocket was scheduled...