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When It Just Isn't Your Day to Die

04/24/2015 by lyn
This is unbelievable!!! Watch This Pilot Somehow Crash And Fly Away At The Same Time
Views: 711, Comments: 20
Last comment 04/29/2015 by fixitorelse

It Really Wasn't Close

04/17/2015 by Fredski
I have great admiration for Elon Musk. I think the day will come that he'll succeed with his reuse plan for rockets but he'll have to really rework hi...
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Last comment 04/22/2015 by jack of all trades

No Cigars for Elon

04/15/2015 by Fredski another good attempt but not quite there just yet
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Last comment 04/16/2015 by ozzb

SpaceX Rocket Launched Successfully, Rocket Landed but may have Tipped Over

04/14/2015 by tomgnds
The Rocket launched successfully, and the Dragon capsule is on it's way to the ISS. The first stage recovery at first was reported to have hit too har...
Pathfinder Tags: Drone Platform rocket SpaceX
Views: 89, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/15/2015 by Anonymous Poster

SpaceX Rocket Nozzle Gets Hot

04/14/2015 by Fredski
a screen capture during todays flight
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Last comment 04/15/2015 by Anonymous Poster
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Circling the Globe on Solar Power

04/23/2015 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Watching a night landing may not be very exciting, until one realizes the plane is solar-powered. The Solar Impulse 2 departed United Arab Emirat...
Views: 105, Comments: 2
Last comment 04/25/2015 by sue

Air Force One Upgrade

04/19/2015 by joeymac
It's looking like the Air Force is going to give Air Force One an upgrade. The Air Force currently uses the Boeing 747-200 aircraft as Air Force On...
Pathfinder Tags: aerospace air force one aircraft upgrade Boeing 747 presidents plane
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Last comment 04/22/2015 by CaptMoosie

Aerospace Engineering: What to Expect in 2050

04/16/2015 by CR4 Guest Author
What will the world of tomorrow look like? Some of us reading this may be alive in 2050, whereas others won't. Either way, the inevitable reality o...
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Using Software to Aid Aircraft Design Analysis

04/17/2015 by SavvyExacta
Data is only as good as how it's used. And while there is a lot of data available about metal and composite structures, good software can help apply w...
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How to Predict In-flight Coaxial Jet Noise

04/03/2015 by SavvyExacta
Did you know that there are regulations regarding aircraft noise? Software is a valuable tool for predicting what aircraft might sound like in certain...
Pathfinder Tags: aerospace ESDU
Views: 96, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/05/2015 by lyn

ESDU Challenge: Acenaphthene

03/13/2015 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 esdu challenge
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Last comment 03/13/2015 by lyn
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How To Dock With The International Space Station

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There's a really cool video of how astronauts take the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station. It includes a discussion with astronaut Scott...
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Women Who Inspire in Space and Science

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The Wright Brothers 'Won' but Whitehead was First: Thanks to the Press

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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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