News tagged with air travelers

Dragon expected to set historic course

( -- The upcoming launch of a SpaceX spacecraft and rocket on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial missions.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Dutch 'flying car' takes to the skies

Is it a flying car or a driving aircraft? Either way, the Personal Air and Land Vehicle, or PAL-V for short, has just proved it can handle the skies as well as the highway, both at up to 180 kilometres (112 miles) per hour, ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Nasa conducts new parachute test for Orion

( -- On Feb. 29, NASA successfully conducted another drop test of the Orion crew vehicle's entry, descent and landing parachutes high above the Arizona desert in preparation for the vehicle's orbital flight test ...

dateMar 02, 2012 in Space Exploration
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