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Land Rover planning new Discovery models

Land Rover new Discovery

Land Rover planning at least four new Discovery models. The Discovery Sport, to be launched next year, is the start of a new three-family group of vehicles.

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The Evolution of the Wheel [Infographic]

The Evolution of the Wheel

An infographic of the evolution of the wheel, from the early beginnings to our days. The wheel has been one of the most important discovery for all the civilizations.

By |January 22, 2013|Categories: Technology news|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

First-ever video of a live Giant Squid

First-ever video of a live Giant Squid

First-ever video of a live giant squid by Discovery and NH, during a mission  including more than 400 hours in the abyss and more than 100 sub dives.   Image © NHK/NEP/Discovery Channel

By |January 9, 2013|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Space Shuttle 30 years…Thank you NASA! (best pictures)

Space shuttle

The Nasa space shuttle has been launched 135 times, carrying 355 astronauts a total of 870 million kilometres. The first launch of the space shuttle was on April 12, 1981, with the launch of space shuttle Columbia. Four other shuttles – Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour – were made.

Retrieval of Discovery’s solid rocket booster

Retrieval of Discovery’s solid rocket booster

For the first time, NASA has released high-definition video taken during the retrieval of solid rocket booster segments from the Atlantic Ocean. The solid rocket boosters provided 144 million horsepower of thrust for the final launch of space shuttle Discovery on its STS-133 mission.

By |April 7, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Endeavour awaiting its last mission

Endeavour

Endeavour patiently awaiting its last mission before a well deserved retirement. After Discovery, Endeavour is the second legendary orbiter to be put in a museum. For NASA, it’s the end of an era.   via zmescience

By |March 27, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Space shuttle Discovery going home

Discovery

The space shuttle Discovery is seen framed by a window aboard the International Space Station after the undocking of the two spacecraft.

By |March 9, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

International Space Station expands

ISSThe developing International Space Station (ISS) has changed its appearance again. In a recently completed rendezvous, the Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery, in its final flight, visited the ISS and added components that included the Leonardo Multi Purpose Logistics Module.

Spacewalk

STS-133Earth is reflected in the helmet visor of NASA astronaut Alvin Drew, STS-133 mission specialist, as he participates in the mission’s first session of extravehicular activity, as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station.

Goodbye Discovery

DiscoverySpace shuttle Discovery has docked at the International Space Station on its final visit before becoming a museum.

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