Monthly Archives: Μαΐου 2015

η ιστορική πτήση του Alan Shepard… Trajectory of Alan Shepard’s Historic Flight

This Mercury flight was designed to enter space, but not to achieve orbit. Ten years later, at age 47 and the oldest astronaut in the program, Shepard commanded the Apollo 14 mission, piloting the lander to the most accurate landing of the Apollo missions.
He became the fifth and oldest person to walk on the Moon, and the only astronaut of the Mercury Seven to walk on the Moon. During the mission, he hit two golf balls on the lunar surface.
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1974 Lancia Stratos HF Stradale

It’s green too. Source: carbuzz.com Homologation specials existed in the days before the Lancia Stratos, but the Stratos was still different, and an incredibly important car. The first car built specifically for WRC, it was powered by a Ferrari Dino V6 and … Συνέχεια

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is on the Cover of Vanity Fair

Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Han Solo and Chewbacca team up with some of the newer heroes in the galaxy. Source: http://www.vanityfair.com May the 4th be with you. See on Scoop.it – Politically Incorrect

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Ten-Engine Electric Plane Prototype Takes Off

A team at NASA’s Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called Greased Lightning or GL-10, is … Συνέχεια

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μια άλλη ματιά στο «υπογάστριο» του Κύκνου… #astronomy #cosmos #JAXA

The constellation of Cygnus is one of the most recognisable in the northern hemisphere. During the summer months, the stars of its long neck stretch along the Milky Way and its wings sweep from side to side. Source: http://www.esa.int Switch … Συνέχεια

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