The Airbus A380 manufactured by Airbus Industries, is an airliner quadrireattore double-deck, capable of carrying 853 persons or 525 version in the typical charter three-class configuration. The first test flight occurred on April 27, 2005. The first delivery took place on October 15, 2007 the airline Singapore Airlines , on 25 October has created the first commercial flight from Singapore to Sydney. The ticket for this flight and costs from $ 535 to $ 100,000 for suites and mini suites.. Continue reading [..]
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its first flight Dec. 15, 2009, two years late than the scheduled date. And landed a few days ago in Europe, at the Aircraft International Exhibition of Farnborough, near London.
The plane is made mostly of carbon fiber, which together with other lightweight materials, accounts for more than 50%.. Continue reading [..]
The Northrop-Grumman B-2 Spirit is a U.S. strategic bomber capable of carrying both weapons conventional and nuclear. The enormous progress in technology has been instrumental in the program of modernization of U.S. bombers. Is the most expensive airplane ever built: it is estimated that the unit cost is between 1,157 e 2,2 billion. Stealth technology which has helped him penetrate enemy defenses without the possibility of being detected and shot down, something unthinkable for other types of aircraft. The initial order was for 135 planes, later reduced to 75 in the eighties, and finally the President George H. W. Bush reduced the final order for 21 copies in January 1991.. Continue reading [..]
Faster than a bullet, goes beyond the sound barrier and looks like a missile with wheels. And is called Bloodhound supersonic car is the prototype of perhaps destined to pulverize the world record for land speed (1228 km / h) obtained in 1997.. Continue reading [..]
ORBITER is a completely FREE space flight simulator, which takes you beyond the boundaries of ‘atmosphere. Launch the Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center to issue a Satellite, Rendezvous with the ISS International Space Station or take the futuristic Delta-glider for a tour through the solar system – the choice is yours.. Continue reading [..]
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST abbreviated English name from the initials of the Hubble Space Telescope, or just Hubble) is a telescope placed in the outer layers of Earth’s atmosphere, about 600 kilometers altitude, in orbit around the Earth (each orbit takes about 92 minutes). It was launched on April 24, 1990 with the Space Shuttle Discovery as a joint project of NASA and European Space Agency.
The telescope can reach an angular resolution better than 0.1 arcseconds.. Continue reading [..]