The flight of WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo celebrated the recent completion of the main hangar and visitor's experience center. Sir Richard Branson was on hand to lead the ceremony and was joined by
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Electricity blackouts in the United States have skyrocketed over the past two decades, making it all the more important for homeowners to have backup systems in place in case their power goes out. With
T-minus ten minutes and counting! NASA is scheduled to launch its newest mission, The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory, or GRAIL this morning at 8:37 9:16AM EDT. Two twin spacecrafts will be
The technology is dubbed the rocket stove, a seemingly simple device that has a large vertical cylinder to hold a pot and an opening at the bottom to feed the combustible biomass to efficiently cook a
CSS will orbit the Earth from 217 miles away, where it will serve as a space station for scientific missions, as well as commercial use. Seven guests can luxuriate in one of the four hotel cabins on a
S+PBA’s home city of Bangkok is rapidly sinking as it is eroded each year by floods of seawater that invade the city. A UN study claims that most of the city will become marshes by 2050. The city was
Space junk is an ever-increasing threat with decades of discarded fuel tanks, lost tools and parts of derelict satellites threatening to collide with spacecrafts. Over the past few years, scientists have
Space Shuttle Atlantis made its final landing today at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Florida officially marking the end of NASA's 30 year-long space shuttle program that included 5 vessels, 135
Multidisciplinary design firm Except recently unveiled its Polydome concept for meeting the world’s skyrocketing agricultural demands. Using advanced greenhouse technology, meticulously planned crop
On July 21st, at approximately 6:00AM, the Space Shuttle Atlantis will land signaling the end of NASA's 30 year-long Space Shuttle Program. During its 30 year run, the world has seen the five shuttles
The most amusing thing about the Fiat would have to be the attention it garners in an out-of-the-way place like northern Michigan. Older men shook their heads as the little yellow rocket passed them on
News from the septic tank appears to be all the rage as of late, and it seems as though NASA is also on board. This Friday, their innovative design to recycle human urine into a “sugary drink”
As gas prices continue to skyrocket, the importance of fuel-efficient vehicles can't be emphasized enough. Luckily, the Cambridge Design Partnership just unveiled a hypermiling concept car that can travel
Holy environmentalism Batman! Considering the Dark Knight has a personal fortune of $7 billion, you would think that Bruce Wayne would have made a greener version of the Batmobile a long time ago.
The Beer Can Surfboard, by San Diego artist Rich Morrison is one of the coolest upcycling project we have seen in a while. A functional surfboard coated in an epoxy resin and containing 72 beer cans --
Before the official opening of the Paris Air Show, Airbus parent company EADS revealed what it has in the works to be the successor to the Concorde jet: the Zero Emission Hypersonic Transportation plane,
What do you get when you combine a monocoque carbon fiber body with a single seat, a retractable glass roof, and electric racing tech? The Zeleritas electric racing concept from designer Willie Tay. This
A group of scientists, working on a mission called Project Icarus, are exploring the possibility of harvesting gas from Uranus to fuel a theoretical mission to another star. Helium-3 is the gas they are
In a symbolic way, Luzinterruptus wanted to protect and preserve the small timid plants that live in the cracks around the city. Their outrage at the lack of usable green space in the city center was
What if you could launch into space using a conventional runway and a hydrogen-powered engine with no booster rockets? That's the idea behind Reaction Engines' new green Skylon space plane concept. And
The Department of Energy just invested $737 million into the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada, which will generate energy well into the night by using molten salt as an energy storage medium.
At Virginia Motorsports Park last week, Larry “Spiderman” McBride took the Lawless EV Racing Rocket drag racing bike to a new world electric drag racing record of 7.246 seconds while reaching
Thanks to space travel and the European Space Agency, glass is now being produced more efficiently than ever before. Now you would be forgiven for thinking glass production was already quite green - you
BPG Motors just announced that their crazy transforming Uno 3 scooter is now available for pre-order! The high-powered electric di-cycle can be ridden on two or three wheels, and it's compact enough to
The Russian space agency announced that they are planning to build a nuclear powered rocket for missions to Mars. The chief of the Russian space agency, Anatoly Perminov, said the preliminary designs for
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite has returned detailed images of the world's varying gravitational signals that reveal a multi-colored 'Potato Earth'.
Biotech giant Monsanto is being preemeptively sued by a group of organic farmers who claim they are going to court to protect themselves from legal action by the corporation. The farmers claim that
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