Tag: exploration

INFLATABLES ON VENUS

A research project to send astronauts to Venus has been unveiled by NASA. The project involves ‘lighter-than-air’ pods that accommodate explorers as they hover above the clouds. The NASA website shows a movie depicting a conceptual design that uses inflatable…

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NASA: SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

GROVER (the Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research ) is NASA’s polar explorer. It has just completed field-tests in Greenland, coping with some of the harshest environments on Earth. It performed at -22 Fahrenheit and 30 mph freezing…