Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?
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Why Don’t We Launch More Rockets From Airplanes?

If we have spacecraft that go like this, why can’t we have spacecraft that go LIKE THIS?! Hey flight-suits thanks for stopping by DNews, I’m Trace! On December 15, NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System –or CYGNSS — launched into Low-Earth orbit on a weird launch vehicle… this one. Horizontal? Wtf? Why do we launch […]

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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Antarctica
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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Antarctica

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plane. That’s because in the olden days of air travel, a conductor would walk down the aisles collecting tickets. And to lady passengers he would ask: Where’s My Fare, Lady? Actually none of that is true, but we’re talking about airplanes today, so if the rain in […]

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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Himalayas
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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Himalayas

Wouldn’t it be amazing to see the tallest mountain on the planet from an airplane window? Just imagine yourself nestled in your seat, sipping on a coffee and admiring that snow covered mountain peak! The only problem is that planes don’t fly over Mount Everest, or the Himalayan range, for that matter. But why? To […]

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What If You Fly for 1 Year Non-Stop
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What If You Fly for 1 Year Non-Stop

Ah, living the dream. For most people, this means being able to travel to their dream destination. Beaches, mountains, ruins; wherever your soul will be fulfilled. Now, what if a millionaire offers to pay for all your travelling aspirations. Only one condition: first, you have to fly continuously for a year, non-stop. Clouds after clouds […]

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How automation is changing flying | CNBC Reports

Being a commercial pilot is still seen as one of the world’s most glamorous jobs, but as parts of the industry face pilot shortages and planes become more automated, I want to find out what it takes for today’s future pilots to get their wings. So you have control. Let’s turn around towards Brighton. It’s […]

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What Will Happen If Planes Fly Almost to Space
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What Will Happen If Planes Fly Almost to Space

Ok fellow air-travelers, I got a question for you! What’s your favorite time during a flight? The take-off, the landing? Or maybe the moment your plane climbs just above the clouds? Ahh, the view is magical. But have you ever wondered what would happen if your plane starts to climb even higher? Well, it’s time […]

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