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Chasing Plastics: How to Close the Ocean Plastic Mass Balance

Posted on January 11, 2019

Research, Oceanography11 January 2019 Chasing Plastics: How to Close the Ocean Plastic Mass Balance       Matthias Egger  – Ocean Plastic Researcher   In the research of ocean plastic, there is an observed imbalance in the amount of plastic going into the ocean and the amount of plastic that we are finding afloat at the surface. […]

 
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China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe sends first photo of far side of the moon after historic soft landing

Posted on January 3, 2019

China’s Chang’e 4 lunar probe sends first photo of far side of the moon after historic soft landing The soft landing by Chang’e 4 marks the start of a historic survey of a lunar region that has never been explored SOURCE:  South China Morning Post Thursday, 03 January, 2019,   by  Catherine Wong China’s space programme […]

 
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The long dry: global water supplies are shrinking

Posted on December 13, 2018

Source:  https://phys.org   December 13, 2018 by Wilson Da Silva, University of New South Wales A global study has found a paradox: our water supplies are shrinking at the same time as climate change is generating more intense rain. And the culprit is the drying of soils, say researchers, pointing to a world where drought-like conditions […]

 
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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

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Source: https://phys.org     December 13, 2018 by John Antczak Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space. The rocket ship hit an altitude of 51 miles (82 kilometers) before beginning its gliding descent, said mission official […]

 
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World’s first solid-state aero plane powered in flight by supercharged air molecules

Posted on November 22, 2018

Source: https://www.straitstimes.com   Published  Nov 22, 2018, 2:21 am SGT  / PARIS (AFP) The blue glowing jets of science fiction spacecraft came a step closer to reality on Wednesday (Nov 21) as US physicists unveiled the world’s first solid-state aeroplane powered in flight by supercharged air molecules. More than a century on from the Wright brothers’ first […]

 
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ADAS 2018 Show News

Posted on September 30, 2018

           

 
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Wingtip ADS-B Solution Receives FAA TSO

Posted on September 10, 2018

Wingtip ADS-B Solution Receives FAA TSO Source: AIO / Matt Thurber – September 5, 2018                           The uAvionix skyBeacon incorporates an ADS-B Out transceiver, GPS, antenna, and LED position and anti-collision lights all in one unit.   The FAA has granted technical standard order (TSO) authorization for uAvionix’s skyBeacon wingtipmounted ADS-B Out system. Retailing for $1,849, […]

 
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Spike Aims for Stage 5-compliant Supersonic Bizjet

Posted on September 8, 2018

Spike Aims for Stage 5-compliant Supersonic Bizjet Source: AIO / Chad Trautvetter – September 4, 2018 Spike Aerospace is working to make its Mach 1.6 business jet compliant with Stage 5 engine noise and emissions requirements.(Photo: Spike Aerospace) Spike Aerospace, which is developing the 18-passenger S-512 supersonic business jet (SSBJ), said it shares “critically important” […]

 
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New Dassault Falcons Now Come with Aircare Med Services

Posted on September 4, 2018

Source: AIO / Chad Trautvetter – September 4, 2018 New Dassault Falcons will now come standard with Aircare International’s first aid and emergency medical services, materials, and training, the French aircraft manufacturer announced late last week. “After a review of what was available on the market, and taking into account the needs and desires of […]

 
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Perlan Glider Crosses 62,000 Feet over Patagonia

Posted on August 30, 2018

Source: AIO / Alexa Rexroth – August 30, 2018 The Airbus Perlan Mission 2 recently achieved a glide above a pressure altitude of more than 62,000 feet, thanks to stratospheric mountain waves in El Calafate, Argentina. While pending official validation, it is anticipated that the newly reached altitude marks a gliding altitude world record. The […]

 
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