News tagged with trains

Image: Training for Sentinel-2A launch

On 25 February, the Sentinel-2A Mission Control Team at ESOC, ESA's mission operations centre, Darmstadt, Germany, commenced simulation training for the critical launch and early orbit phase.

Mar 04, 2015
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Life-saving train design is rarely used

(AP)—Nearly a decade ago, the U.S. secretary of transportation stood at the site of a horrendous commuter train crash near downtown Los Angeles and called for the adoption of a new train car design that ...

Feb 25, 2015
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Fitness game for the physically impaired

Modern IT has the potential to make fitness training more varied for people with physi- cal limitations. But what exactly is required? Fraunhofer put this question to thalidomide victims, and developed new ...

Feb 02, 2015
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Training in the virtual world

3D visualization software makes it possible for users to immerse themselves in a virtual model of a facility. In-depth training sessions prepare technicians for future challenges.

Nov 13, 2014
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Driverless subway line to be extended in Paris

The Paris public transportation company Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) is extending its network of driverless subways by six kilometers. Siemens will equip the new section of Line 14 with ...

Oct 28, 2014
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