Tag: nasa

Lens for the Atmosphere

Who better than NASA to release a new 3D visualization showing how carbon-dioxide moves around and is retained in our planet’s atmosphere. Drawing on data from the satellite Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office has generated extremely sophisticated renderings of…

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…

NASA TRAIN TECH

Trains completely lag behind in the green tech race! They haven’t exactly won any awards lately for their eco-friendliness; but hold on…things are about to change! Enter the Vittori Lab who have created (in a mixed collaboration) the AirTrain. This…

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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…