The world's first jet-powered man jumped off a helicopter with his rigid wing equipped with four jet engines. Adjusting his trajectory and altitude by his body movements alone, he then performed aerobatic figures above the Swiss Alps in the company of two L-39C Albatros planes from the Breitling Jet Team, the world's largest professional civilian aerobatics team performing on jets.
On June 2, the University of Maryland team's flight time was certified at 4.2 seconds. Though that time is less than half of what the team members recorded themselves, Maryland still became the first team with a certified flight time.
SOFTWARE TRANSFORMS PHOTOS INTO 3-D MODELS.Photofly uses overlapping photos to create high-detail 3-D copies of anything from bugs to Mount Rushmore. Ever wished you could take an object in a museum home with you instead of settling for some photos? The design software company Autodesk will release free software next week that could turn those snapshots into your own personal replica from a 3-D printer.
AIRWIND TURBINES allow you to harness nature’s energy to power your day-to-day needs practically anywhere on Earth. Proven reliable performance in a multitude of demanding environments...
The DARPA ACTUV program aims to develop an unmanned autonomous surface vessel with the ability to track a quiet diesel-electric submarine overtly for months over thousands of kilometers, with minimal human input. SAIC provided conceptual design services in phase one of the program, creating an innovative wave piercing trimaran solution.