Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?

Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?

If we have spacecraft that go like this, why can’t we have spacecraft that go LIKE THIS?! Hey flight-suits thanks for stopping by DNews, I’m Trace! On December 15, NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System –or CYGNSS — launched into Low-Earth orbit on a weird launch vehicle… this one. Horizontal? Wtf? Why do we launch… Read more Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?

Solar Impulse Airplane – The Pilot’s Food & Clothing – #Discover

Solar Impulse Airplane – The Pilot’s Food & Clothing – #Discover

The diet is quite complex It’s yes in a way customised to both of our pilots it’s based on their nutritional needs it’s also customised in a sense to offer a light weight energy dense nutritionally balanced menu. It’s also based on reward, we want to reward the pilots Food is an emotional aspect and… Read more Solar Impulse Airplane – The Pilot’s Food & Clothing – #Discover

Solar Impulse Airplane – The Cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 – #Discover

Solar Impulse Airplane – The Cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 – #Discover

The single-seater cockpit has a volume of just 3.8 square meters and temperatures ranging from +40 degrees to -20 degrees Celsius. The cockpit of Solar Impulse is designed around the requirements of the longest flight set to take 5 days and 5 nights across the Pacific Within the cockpit are the flying controls, the flight… Read more Solar Impulse Airplane – The Cockpit of Solar Impulse 2 – #Discover