Exercise is one of the best ways to look and feel younger, even as the mind and body continue to age. Not only do you feel more energised and happier, regular exercise helps to maintain muscle strength, flexibility, and heart health, all of which can help slow down visible and physical signs of aging.
Explore asteroid mining, an extraordinary venture to harvest valuable resources from space. Discover a sustainable future beyond Earth's limits.
We all consume various types of media to learn new things and keep up with what's happening in the world. If you listen to some people, the mainstream media can't be trusted. But the truth is that it's a mixed bag, and it's up to you to find trustworthy sources. Having a better understanding of the media and how they operate is a good way to start.
BYOD programs offer convenience but can pose security risks. Employers must set clear guidelines and ensure data protection for a successful implementation.
Shipping containers are big metal objects that get used to transport physical objects. Many of the products that we use in our daily lives will no doubt have got transported across many oceans in them. When shipping containers get taken out of service, they often get scrapped. But, one ingenious way to save them from the scrap heap…
Electric cars aren't only green; they're also a ton of fun to drive. The growing market includes dozens of models, with new ones joining the club every year. We've rounded up eight of the new battery-electric cars that will hit the U.S. market in 2015/16. Our list just covers battery electrics rather than conventional hybrids or fuel-cell vehicles.
The idea of global internet via satellite is nothing new. Pioneers that failed to capture the global frontier: In the late 90’s several companies began projects to provide worldwide voice and data communications from mobile devices. Iridium: Service launched: November 1, 1998 Bankrupt: August 1999 Globalstar: First Call Placed: November 1, 1998 Bankrupt: February 15, 2002 Both services declared bankruptcy not long after they were launched. Both companies have re-started and are providing hundreds of thousands of the customers with satellite phone and internet services today. Source: ComputerScienceDegreeHub.com Clash of the Titan Titan Aerospace produces solar-powered drones High-tech, solar-powered satellite. Can travel the globe and stay in flight for up…
Two types of pressurized suits are in use today: "escape suits" worn inside the craft during launch and landing, and full "EVA" suits worn for working in the vacuum of space. NASA escape suits are colored International Orange for easy spotting by rescuers in the event of an emergency landing.
In the 1970s, Mariner 10 photographed less than half of Mercury's surface. MESSENGER's mission is to enter orbit around the planet, complete the detailed mapping of Mercury and return data about magnetic fields and particles in the planet's vicinity.
The X-37B is an unmanned space test vehicle for the United States Air Force, based on NASA's original X-37 design. It is a lot smaller than the Space Shuttle and is launched via an Atlas V booster. The first test flight was in April 2010, followed by a second test flight in March 2011.
“Hoping to beat the Americans to the moon before 1970, Soviet rocket engineer Sergey Korolyov worked in secret to plan the mighty N-1, an equal to the American Saturn V booster. In 1966 however, the sudden death of Korolyov threw Soviet plans into disarray. After four N-1s were lost in catastrophic accidents, the Soviets destroyed the remaining hardware and denied the very existence of the program. The N-1 remained a state secret until being made public in 1990.” Taken from the infographic below: Source Space.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration
“Begun in 1998 with the launch of the first component from Russia, the construction of the International Space Station (ISS) is the most complex space project ever undertaken. At $100 billion it is in fact the single most expensive object ever built.” Taken from the infographic below: