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A CARGO ROCKET As An Air Freight Alternative?

A CARGO ROCKET As An Air Freight Alternative?

Many have shown interest in new rocket developments lately, but surely not for air cargo! However, at least one potential user disagrees. That potential user is the military – specifically, the US Air Force, through its newest branch, the US Space Force. It’s a...
NASA AD-1 – What Was It, And Could We See It Again?

NASA AD-1 – What Was It, And Could We See It Again?

The AD-1 was one of the many strange aircraft that NASA tested, that are now forgotten. But could newer technologies make it relevant again? The post-WWII era saw a real boom in aviation development, both military and commercial. The advent of the jet age, along with...
The Double Bubble D8: A Coming Leap In Efficiency?

The Double Bubble D8: A Coming Leap In Efficiency?

It’s been in the making for some time now, but will the Double Bubble D8 become the short/medium-haul airliner of the future? NASA is working on quite diverse types of projects. Exploring space and flying cool helicopters on other planets, is just one category....
NASA Recorded Helicopter Sound During Mars Flight!

NASA Recorded Helicopter Sound During Mars Flight!

Yesterday (Friday 7th of May) NASA released recorded sound of its Ingenuity helicopter, during its fourth Mars flight on the 30th of April! We have honestly lost count of the number of firsts in the Perseverance/Ingenuity Mars mission. First, we saw video of a Mars...
Alan Sheppard In Space – 60 Years Later

Alan Sheppard In Space – 60 Years Later

The 5th of May this year marked the 60th anniversary of Alan Sheppard flying to space. He was the first American and second human in space, after Yuri Gagarin. When the Eagle lunar module touched down on the moon in 1969, we had the culmination of a space race, that...