Nat Geo’s new series – MARS, combines sci-fi drama & documentary

Some of the crew exploring Mars. The global event series MARS premieres on the National Geographic Channel in November 2016. (photo credit: National Geographic Channels/Robert Viglasky)

When the first humans set foot on Mars, the moment will be more significant in terms of technology, philosophy, history and exploration than any that have come before it, all because we will no longer be a one-planet species !  – Stephen Petranek, author of “How We’ll Live on Mars”…

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NASA’s Starshade to help find another Earth !

I mean seriously what do these engineers & scientists at NASA are made of ? How do they come up with such awesome cool stuff every time ! This time, it’s something you would not have even thought of. Yea… we are talking about NASA’s Starshade ! (watch the video…

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Crawler – The Rocket Transporter !

Crawler transporting Discovery spacecraft to launchpad.

Human being started using animals to carry load when it exceeded his carrying capacity. Then he started building machines to carry even more load & to transport faster. Today huge trucks carry massive amounts of load & the best example is the biggest truck in the world – The BelAZ…

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NASA’s next Mars rover mission – 2020

After an overwhelming success of Mars rover mission 2012, NASA’s next nuclear powered Mars rover is planned to launch in 2020. Scientists say that – it is gonna be way more smarter & efficient than Curiosity, which is currently exploring the red planet. Curiosity had an awesome design, heck lot…

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NASA’s raging RS-25 engine passes it’s sixth test!

NASA has performed a nearly 9 minute long test of the engine called RS-25 which will be used for next generation mega-rockets which will take the astronauts to Mars & other deep space missions. The agency successfully tested an RS-25 engine at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. A total of four RS-25…

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NASA’s new robotic vision – Windbots !

Engineers at JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) are working on a new class of robotic probe designed to stay aloft for a long time without wings or hot-air balloons in atmospheres of giant planets. There is no shortage of something different, challenging & cool things at NASA & we know that very well.…

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How Rocket Engines cooling system work ?

Our heavenly Internal Combustion Engines used in cars & bikes can be cooled by air & water or coolant circulating around it. But what about rocket engines ? How rocket engines cooling system works ? The engines of rocket heat up upto 6000°C. At this temperature the metals would become…

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