NASA is always trying to be at the head of advanced technology, including space and other aerodynamic projects. This time NASA has invested over $100,000 for a supersonic plane at the University of Miami. The plane which is uniquely designed, is able to fly at supersonic speeds and avoid creating a very noisy sonic boom. It’s design lets it turn 90 degrees before hitting a sonic boom, which drastically reduces the size of the boom, to almost nothing. If your thinking of fly on this thing next year for vacation, then be foretold that it will take at least a decade before there’s any hope of getting on one of those planes.
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Communicating with aliens might seem far off in the future, but sending an audio signal from Mars and back is one step in the right direction. Interplanetary communication has made history, as the first human voice has traveled through space and received on another planet. We have to thank Curiosity (NASA’s rover on Mars), for being able to receive Charles Bolden’s human voice and send it back to us, as voicemail. Charles Bolden read a speech out loud to NASA’s employees and to Mars. If you want to hear his voice, hit the source link below. Finally, I would like to add that the picture above is a lower resolution image of the martian hills sent back from NASA’s Curiosity’s rover.
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Do you sometimes question your doctor’s diagnosis of something he claims you have? Well soon you won’t have to, never mind if this problem occurs on Earth or Mars, because with NASA’s new invention, you can take your own mini lab, wherever your dare to imagine. This mini lab called INO Microflow will test patients for all types of diseases, including cancer and HIV. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to buy one yourself just yet. But at least you’ll know that it will be safe in space, as Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will test it during a six-month ISS mission space mission.
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He was one of the most fitness men in America, that was able to survive a journey to the moon and back and live to tell the tale, Neil Armstrong. On 1969, he was the first man to step on the moon, making history. Therefore, I wish I would never have to write this post, telling his death. With that in mind, I will report to you that Neil Armstrong died on August 25th 2012 from heart complications, marking another point in history. So all you folks feeling old, hearing about the first landing on the moon, you might be feeling right as your watching a chapter close in history forever.
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Sending a rover to Mars is pretty cool, but its not worth it if you can’t see what the robot sees. Therefore, NASA has extracted a panorama view of the Gale crater from Mars. This is one of the first colored panorama views Curiosity has sent back, which is made up of detailed Martian pictures. Click the source link below to experience Mars firsthand.
Do you think updating your phone over a cellar network complicated? Its nothing compared to what NASA has done. They have decided that Curiosity’s brain (Operating System) wasn’t good enough, so they sent an update all the way to Mars. The update switches Curiosity’s brain into exploration mode from launch mode.Maybe these are the first steps in updating your phone on another planet. Who knows? The world is crazy.
Source: NASA, Engadget
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The vast universe has always seized to amaze me, particularly when it comes and visits mother Earth. Astrologers at NASA have discovered that not only on Aug. 11-13 will meteoroids hit our planet, but the Moon, Jupiter, and Venus will all line up in a spectacular finally. Just make sure you head out of the city to capture the best look. If you want to know how to best see this performance, take a look at the video above.
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Getting Curiosity to Mars didn’t happen without some mistakes. Therefore, this has to be one of NASA’s mistakes for launching some future spaceship. Although the test flight had failed, NASA did get some data back on what could happen while launching a small spaceship. Finally, this may come at a loss for NASA, but a complete gain for the internet entertainment industry (in other words, the YouTube community). Enjoy the spectacular show right up front.
Right now your looking at the future design for planes you’ll be riding a decade from now. This new look is supposed to be super efficient and cost-effective. It will be able to save somewhere between 20 to 30 percent of fuel, increase fuel capacity, and provides us with a quieter ride. NASA and its partner Boeing, successfully completed the X-48C hybrid plane’s first test flight proving that the design is at least flyable.
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NASA has successfully landed the mars rover and has produced some first images. These images are only thumb pictures as it takes over 14 minutes to travel to earth. While they might be hard to make out, they actually show the surface of Mars in black and white. To check out up to date images, please click the source link below.