The Space Shuttle to Launch Ramp
Now that the retirement of the space shuttles Atlantis, Discovery and Endeavour is approaching, one wonders what will be their future.

The scenarios seem to have many but ultimately nothing is decided.

Initially, NASA had expressed their intension to sell spaceships to the end of their service at a cost of $ 42 million each. Indeed, it seems they are no longer for sale as reported by CNN. So here comes the hit that the U.S. press that these days the question: “Do you have a garage large enough to park a shuttle?“... Continue reading [..]

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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 [1], 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 [..]

What is Thunder?

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The storm is an intense convective phenomenon accompanied by strong gusts of wind, heavy rainfall also in character and hail lightning (lightning). The storms can be classified into three main types: heat, terrain and time of heat frontali.I develop when the atmosphere is in unstable conditions conditional on reaching a certain temperature near the ground. Are more likely in hot weather, in the mountains in the afternoon and evening.. Continue reading [..]

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner
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 [..]


“Moving rocks” is an unexplained phenomenon that happens in the desert Mojave, region located between Nevada and California.

More precisely, it is possible to observe Playa Racetrack, in the famous Death Valley, United States national park full of geological history, where is the biggest depression of North America (-86 meters below sea level).

In this sandy desert, probably the.. Continue reading [..]

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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 [..]

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