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Solar Eclipse on Mars

07/26/2014 by Rixter
It's pretty amazing that Curiosity was in the right place to catch this. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2014/07/22/331798896/whats-better-than-a-t...
Pathfinder Tags: Eclipse Phobos Mars
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Last comment 07/27/2014 by redfred
 

Two Unusual Astronomy News Overlooked by Most

07/26/2014 by redfred
1. NASA has found an unusual "signal" that they think might be a sign of dark matter. 2. RF burst found at a second radio telescope. A second report.
Views: 48, Comments: 3
Last comment 07/26/2014 by Usbport
 

Euro Space Cruiser Set To Fly

07/21/2014 by Fredski
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Launchers/IXV/ESA_s_spaceplane_set_for_flight
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Last comment 07/22/2014 by -A-
 

What Happened to Malaysia Airline Flight MH-17?

07/17/2014 by dj95401
As most have heard, Malaysia Airlines have lost another one of their B777. Even though MH-17 crashed on land, will we really ever know who or what br...
Views: 472, Comments: 51
Last comment 07/22/2014 by Anonymous Hero
 

Do Passenger Aircraft Have Separate Brake Systems on the Front and Rear Wheels?

07/16/2014 by wrenchtwirler
I was on a flying trip a while ago that necessitated several legs to the journey and I noticed on one landing that it seemed like the pilot had the no...
Views: 441, Comments: 18
Last comment 07/19/2014 by prof peanut
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Aerospace Blog

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Spacesuit Design Takes Giant Leap Forward

07/22/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Today's astronauts take spacewalks in suits designed three decades ago. But those who step onto the rough surface of Mars in 2030 will don suits...
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Last comment 07/24/2014 by Rixter

Is the F-35 Fighter a Failure?

07/16/2014 by HUSH
As a kid, my parents had certain rituals of summer to entertain my adolescent brain. Monster trucks were always a highlight. Mechanical dirt monster...
Pathfinder Tags: f-35 Fighter jet military
Views: 392, Comments: 8
Last comment 07/19/2014 by Vulcan

Drone Technologies Advance Exponentially

07/01/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Unmanned aerial vehicle technology is advancing on all fronts. This Engineering TV video from the 2014 AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Syste...
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Last comment 07/02/2014 by rashavarek
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IHS ESDU Blog

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ESDU Challenge: Spoiler on a Wing

07/25/2014 by SavvyExacta
In this series from IHS ESDU, challenge questions will be posted for the community. Some questions may require calculations and others are general kno...
Pathfinder Tags: ESDU
Views: 149, Comments: 19
Last comment 07/28/2014 by masu

ESDU Challenge: Cabin Noise in a Gulfstream III

07/18/2014 by SavvyExacta
In this series from IHS ESDU, challenge questions will be posted for the community. Some questions may require calculations and others are general kno...
Pathfinder Tags: ESDU
Views: 139, Comments: 5
Last comment 07/19/2014 by lyn

ESDU Challenge: Calculating Mach

07/11/2014 by SavvyExacta
In this series from IHS ESDU, challenge questions will be posted for the community. Some questions may require calculations and others are general kno...
Pathfinder Tags: ESDU
Views: 178, Comments: 5
Last comment 07/17/2014 by Rixter
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Women Who Inspire in Space and Science

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The world of engineering, technology and science is often associated with men, but if you look around this trend is starting to turn on its head. If y...
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The Wright Brothers 'Won' but Whitehead was First: Thanks to the Press

04/28/2013 posted in Common Purposes
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IHS Jane's has shared on their website that the 100th anniversary edition of Jane's All the World's Aircraft will credit Gustave Whitehead as the firs...
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