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Technology has long had an affect on the future of businesses, but none more so than the aviation industry. Quite simply, without the advancements in technology that we have become accustomed to there would be no aviation industry to talk about. It is not something that is going to fade to black either because tech advancements are going to continue to change the industry and address the main concerns of the day; fuel efficiency, profitability, comfort, and safety. These will always be at the forefront of the aviation industry’s...

Think back to a time when the only aviation element you would enjoy is a plane seat. When it cost too much and was only seen for the privileged. How about when the seatback TVs came about, and how advanced and space age it made our planes look. A certain type of luxury not to be afforded by the masses. Fast-forward to today and the aviation industry is massive. Not only for commercial planes taking the general public for their holidays, but also for cargo planes, using helicopters during police chases, and even the use of drones by anyone...

Elon Musk is a man with a vision. Ever since he was a boy, he’s wanted humanity to be a multi-planet species. The problem, as he sees it, is that right now we’ve got no backup option. If a meteor was to collide with the Earth, it could wipe out life as we know it and extinguish the light of human consciousness. Musk hoped, like many of us, that government agencies like NASA would enable humanity to expand beyond Earth. NASA receives nearly $20 billion a year, but despite all that money, the capability of the agency has actually...

Modern aircraft are packed full of great tech that makes flying a better experience. Below, I’ll discuss some of the top innovations that are improving aircraft in various ways. In-flight WiFi For commuters, the biggest tech innovation has to be the inclusion of wifi on some flights. It shows just how much we depend on internet access when people go crazy with joy after finding out their flight has wifi! It represents a huge difference to the aircraft of old, where all electrical equipment had to be turned off. Now, people can surf...

The US space office declared for the current week that the Pluto flyby;arguably a standout among the most imperative investigative accomplishments of the previous year; would be respected with two stamps in 2016. The principal delineates the New Horizons rocket, though the second showcases an upgraded shading picture of Pluto taken amid the flyby. This is not the first occasion when that Pluto has been highlighted on a US stamp, yet it is the first occasion when that the diminutive person planet can be seen so obviously on postage. In...

Kindred team individuals Tim Kopra and Scott Kelly will go outside the ISS to settle a broken part, potentially as right on time as Monday, Nasa said. “It will be an extremely occupied and intriguing day for Tim,” said Libby Jackson from the UK Space Agency. Mr Peak landed at the ISS on Tuesday. He is the first UK space traveler to be utilized as an expert space traveler by the European Space Agency. The space walk is occurring so the space travelers can attempt to alter a part called the “portable transporter”...

The unmanned Cygnus shuttle launched from a cushion at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 4:44 p.m. EST Sunday following a 3 day deferral brought about by terrible climate. The liftoff denote the first resupply mission for NASA by Orbital ATK since the loss of its last Cygnus vehicle and Antares rocket in October 2014. With a splendid evening dispatch, the private spaceflight organization Orbital ATK gave back its Cygnus load boat to flight following a year on break Sunday sixth December, propelling key supplies and NASA...

On its way to higher layers of the mountain where it’s investigating how Mars’ environment changed billions of years ago, curiosity of NASA Mars rover will take advantage of a chance to study some modern Martian activity at mobile sand dunes. In the next few days, the rover will get its first close up look at these dark dunes, called the ‘Bagnold Dunes’, which skirt the northwestern flank of Mount Sharp. Curiosity has driven about 1,033 feet in the past three weeks, since departing an area where its drill sampled...

Companies operating in the aviation industry tend to make a lot of money every year. They also ask their workers to perform some of the most dangerous and intricate jobs imaginable. So, it makes sense that all businesses in that arena should invest in the best tools available. The gadgets and technology listed on this page could help to make sure your workers always stay safe. They could also help to make your company more efficient. With that in mind, let’s get down to business. Excel pilot logbook An Excel pilot logbook could help...

In the October of 2015 issue of Popular Mechanics, the magazine got sports handicapper Raphael Esparza of Doc’s Sports Service to come up with some odds on who’ll be the first to put a human on Mars. The way Esparza figures it, SpaceX and Elon Musk have the best shot at getting to the Red Planet first because “they have the want and the funds”, he gives Musk 5 to 1 odds of winning the race to Mars. The controversial non-profit try to send volunteer astronauts on a one way trip to Mars failed to meet its initial...