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Hubble Telescope: How it Works?

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Airbus Unveils New ‘Bird of Prey’ Concept Plane

Airbus has unveiled a bird-like concept for a hybrid-electric airliner that aims to show the potential of using biomimicry in aviation design. Inspired by the “efficient mechanics” of birds, Airbus’ Bird of Prey conceptual aircraft features wing and tail structures with individually controlled feather-like tips, … Continue reading

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AlbatrossOne Airbus, Revolutionising Aircraft Wing Design

Airbus has commenced testing of a scale model demonstrator intended to explore the benefits of hinged wing-tips to alleviate gust loads and consequently reduce aircraft structural weight. While locking hinged wing-tips – such as those on the new Boeing 777X … Continue reading

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Skyrora successfully flight tests 3D printed rocket

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Airbus launches longer range A321

Airbus launches longer range A321 Continue reading

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Airbus invests in plant and equipment to test electric aircraft

Airbus is working on a variety of electric aircraft projects, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) demonstrators, both of which are now being flight tested. Its US-based Airbus project Vahana has so far developed a single-seat demonstrator which began … Continue reading

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Supercomputers Solve Longstanding Turbulence Question

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What Is That Hole in the Tail of an Airplane?

What’s that hole in the tail? A giant screw hole for towing the aircraft? An air conditioning intake? It’s part of what’s called an auxiliary power unit. An airliner’s APU is a hidden extra engine, typically a gas turbine engine like jet … Continue reading

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SpaceX Starship Prototype Takes 1st Free-Flying Test

SpaceX’s prototype rocket for a planned Starship vehicle has flown untethered for the first time. Called Starhopper, the rocket made its first free-flying test hop at SpaceX’s Boca Chica proving ground in South Texas late Thursday (July 25), one day … Continue reading

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Bringing Pieces of Mars to Earth in 2031: NASA and Europe Plan to Do It

Pristine samples of the Red Planet will come down to Earth a little over a decade from now, if everything goes according to plan. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are working together on a highly anticipated Mars sample-return mission, … Continue reading

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