World View Experience. Theconversation. What if I told you that recent experiments have revealed a revolutionary new method of propulsion that threatens to overthrow the laws of physics as we know them?
That its inventor claims it could allow us to travel to the Moon in four hours without the use of fuel? What if I then told you we cannot explain exactly how it works and, in fact, there are some very good reasons why it shouldn’t work at all? I wouldn’t blame you for being sceptical. The somewhat fantastical EMDrive (short for Electromagnetic Drive) recently returned to the public eye after an academic claimed to have recorded the drive producing measurable thrust. Super-Kamiokande Photo Gallery. Home. The International Flag of Planet Earth in Pictures. Totale Sonnenfinsternis am 20.03.2015. Alan Eustace and the Paragon StratEx Team Make Stratospheric Exploration History. StratEx is short for Stratospheric Explorer.
The StratEx program goal was to develop a self-contained spacesuit and recovery system that would allow manned exploration of the stratosphere above 100,000 feet. Such a system has wide-ranging applications for; the study of the science of the stratosphere, development of means for spaceship crew egress, the study of dynamics of bodies at Mach 1, new high altitude aircraft suits, and setting of records for space diving, sailplaning and ballooning. StratEx flew using a scientific balloon, and is capable of being used with different kinds of vehicles other than balloons, such as stratospheric aircraft. Alan Eustace, Google's Senior Vice President, took a not-so-typical sabbatical from his daily life as an executive by contacting Paragon to achieve his goals. WorldWide Telescope. Project Daedalus.
Plasma Jet Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion is an Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF)-Magnetic Confinement Fusion (MCF) hybrid approach. TweetHuman hopes of reaching stars other than the Sun are currently limited by the maturity of advanced propulsion technologies.
One of the few candidate propulsion systems for providing interstellar flight capabilities is nuclear fusion. In the past many fusion propulsion concepts have been proposed and some of them even explored in high detail (Project Daedalus), however, as scientific progress in this field has advanced, new fusion concepts have emerged that merit evaluation as potential drivers for interstellar missions. Plasma jet driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion (PJMIF) is one of those concepts. PJMIF involves a salvo of converging plasma jets that form a uniform liner, which compresses a magnetized target to fusion conditions.
The British Interplanetary Society. Daedalus. The world's first engineering study of an unmanned spaceship to explore one of the nearer stars was made by a technical group of the British Interplanetary Society between 1973-77.
The target selected for the exercise was Barnard's Star, nearly 6 light years distant from Earth. The contributors recognised that the work, based on the technology extrapolated to the beginning of the 21st Century, could represent only a first approximation to the solution of starflight. The results showed it would be a formidable task requiring a massive craft that would dwarf the Saturn V moon rocket, the largest space vehicle yet flown by man. Daedalus, as currently conceived, would weigh some 54,000 tonnes, nearly 20 times the weight of the Saturn V, carrying nearly 500 tonnes of fully automated payload. Home - Орбитальные технологии. Kerbal SpacePort. Orbital Sciences Corporation. Planet Labs Inc. Erdbeobachtung : Diese Satelliten machen Google Earth überflüssig - Nachrichten Wissenschaft - Weltraum.
Die Firma Planet Labs will mit 28 Weltraumkameras scharfe Bilder von der ganzen Erdoberfläche liefern und diese mindestens einmal pro Woche aktualisieren.
Google Earth wird da ganz schön alt aussehen. Von Rainer Kurlemann In diesen Tagen beginnen die Astronauten auf der "Internationalen Raumstation" (ISS) mit einem besonderen Arbeitseinsatz. Sie setzen 28 kleine Satelliten aus: das technische Rüstzeug für den möglichen Nachfolger von Google Earth. Die Mikro-Satelliten sind auf das Notwendigste beschränkt. Dennoch besitzen sie das Potenzial, Google Earth abzulösen.
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Somewhere Over the Bay of Rainbows. Inspiration Mars Foundation. Inspiration Mars Foundation is an American non-profit organization founded by Dennis Tito which aims to launch a manned mission to flyby Mars in January 2018. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] The foundation claims that space exploration provides a catalyst for growth, national prosperity, knowledge and global leadership.
By taking advantage of this window of opportunity, the Inspire Mars Foundation intends to revitalize interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics ( STEM ) education. Mission [ edit ] Inspiration Mars. Mars One introduction film (updated version) SpaceX. Reaction Engines Limited. Gallery. Leaves something to be desired.