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geekwire.com — Stratolaunch, the aerospace venture founded by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, sent the world’s biggest airplane into the air today for its first flight test. Full Article >>
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nationalgeographic.com — Subtle shifts in the motion of the nearby star Proxima Centauri suggest that it may host not one but two alien worlds. Not just one, but two planets might be orbiting the nearest star to our sun, a small red dwarf called Proxima Centauri that’s about 4.24 light-years away. “We are pleased to sho…
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ladbible.com — A scientific breakthrough could mean an end to long-haul flights after boffins discovered a way to stop engines from melting when they travel at 25 times the speed of sound. Specialists at Reaction Engines say they have created a 'pre-cooler', which worked at simulated speeds of Mach 3.3 - or 2,509…
08.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
townandcountrymag.com — The 2019 list of the best airlines in the world is available now. From the top domestic airline to the best airlines to fly internationally. It's no secret that air travel isn't the most glamorous—or comfortable—experience. We've all heard the horror stories about inexplicable delays, questionable …
21.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
universetoday.com — Looking to the future, NASA and other space agencies have high hopes for the field of extra-solar planet research. In the past decade, the number of known exoplanets has reached just shy of 4000, and many more are expected to be found once next-generations telescopes are put into service. And with s…
17.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
wtop.com — A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding their fleets of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. Full Article >>
13.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
aljazeera.com — All 157 people on board Boeing 737 killed in plane crash en route to Nairobi, Ethiopian Airlines says. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam "deeply regrets the fatal accident," the airline said on its Twitter account. The group CEO, who had travelled to the scene of the crash, expresse…
10.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
cnet.com — A half century ago, the 747 made its first flight. The plane went on to change air travel forever. The Queen of the Skies. The jumbo jet. The whale.  All are nicknames for the Boeing 747, the most famous jet airliner ever to ply the sky. Fifty years ago today in Everett, Washington, the first 747 …
10.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — The foundation of many navigation systems, the World Magnetic Model finally got a much-needed update with the end of the U.S. government shutdown. Magnetic north has never sat still. In the last hundred years or so, the direction in which our compasses steadfastly point has lumbered ever northwar…
04.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
walesonline.co.uk — A plane believed to be carrying new Cardiff City signing Emiliano Sala has gone missing in the English Channel. It is understood the Argentine striker was heading from Nantes to Cardiff after they signed him for club record fee for £15m on Saturday. Pictures on social media last night show him say…
22.01.2019 0 comments From Alex