Articles Tagged ‘NASA’

NASA Development: Flying At Mach 5 Would Reduce 21-Hour Flight To 2.5 Hours

NASA Development: Flying At Mach 5 Would Reduce 21-Hour Flight To 2.5 Hours November 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
What’s the longest non-stop flight you’ve ever been on? Last July I flew from LA to Bangkok, a mind-numbing 17 hours. Luckily I had an entertaining seatmate, and the spectacular service by Thai Airways (plus the ample legroom) made it bearable. The flight from New York to Sydney is 21 hours....

SpaceShipTwo Completes Virgin Manned Test Flight

SpaceShipTwo Completes Virgin Manned Test Flight July 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re rich and you’ve always wanted to go to space, but lacked the proper flight, military, science, mathematical, and naval training to become an astronaut, you’re in luck. Virgin Galactic’s futuristic space ship, the VSS (Virgin Space Ship) Enterprise has successfully completed...

Canada Scraps Space Food Program, Launches Jerky Instead

Canada Scraps Space Food Program, Launches Jerky Instead July 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Space food is routinely understood to be healthy, giving you nutrients you need to survive in an economic and efficient manner. Space food is what happens when you marry technology and eating, – space food needs to be appropriate for zero-gravity, and a s a result, it’s not the cheapest...

New Plane Designs By MIT To Reduce Fuel Consumption By 75 Percent

New Plane Designs By MIT To Reduce Fuel Consumption By 75 Percent May 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s no doubt about it – mankind is entering a changing world, one where fossil fuels are no longer available to simply use and discard without a second thought. Now, many of the side effects include such unpleasantness as pollution, the destruction of the ozone, and prices that would make...

Last Mission Scheduled for Space Shuttle Atlantis

Last Mission Scheduled for Space Shuttle Atlantis May 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Friday, May 13th 2010 marked a bittersweet end to yet another chapter of the NASA space-exploration odyssey. The Space Shuttle Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle Designation OV-104, is scheduled for its final flight mission, to make a 12-day trip to the International Space Station (ISS) in order to drop off a...

Space Shuttle Lands Smoothly After One-Day Weather Delay

Space Shuttle Lands Smoothly After One-Day Weather Delay April 20, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The space shuttle Discovery landed safely in Florda at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday, after cloudy weather forced it to spend an extra day in orbit.  The shuttle and its crew returned from a 15-day mission dropping off over 17,000 pounds of supplies and equipment at the International Space Station. On its way to...