★ How to Get to Mars. Very Cool! HD

We don’t fire a rocket motor all the way to mars. We don’t need to You just place the spacecraft on a trajectory to mars and let it coast for seven months and 300 million miles until it reaches the planet Atmospheric entry in 3.. 2.. 1.. Just passed in one minute that atmospheric entry […]

Solar-powered flight across the Pacific – World Record broken

The Swiss explorer Bertrand Piccard has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight in an aircraft powered by the sun. Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard are alternately piloting the plane, and Piccard broke the record at the time. The Solar Impulse took off from Japan on Monday on the seventh leg of […]

How to Land the Space Shuttle… from Space

How to land the space shuttle from space. So, quick disclaimer, this talk is only 20 minutes. So I only have time to give you an intuition for how landing works. If you actually want to go fly the real shuttle, please make sure you read the owners manual. Also you’re gonna need a time […]

The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargo cheaper, greener, and faster, through the air, going forward. This is the future of flight. With the first all-electric twin-engine, self-powered aircraft successfully crossing the English Channel this month, and the ongoing effort of the Solar Impulse team to become […]