Solar sails to help keep pole-sitting satellites in their place [feedly]

sábado, 27 de febrero de 2016

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Solar sails to help keep pole-sitting satellites in their place
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Pole sitting was a fad in the United States in the 1920s, but ESA is putting a modern orbital spin on the practice. Investigating advanced orbital mechanics, the space agency has concluded that it's possible to build a hybrid solar-sail/electric-propulsion satellite that could hover over either of the Earth's poles by balancing the pull of the Earth and the Sun.

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Category: Space

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Norway to build Europe's largest onshore wind power project [feedly]

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Norway to build Europe's largest onshore wind power project
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

The newly-announced Fosen Vind project will comprise six wind farms with a combined capacity of 1,000 MW, more than the current total installed capacity in Norway and on track to become the largest of its type in Europe.

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Category: Environment

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Airbus’ Getafe, Spain production facility delivers the first A350-1000 horizontal tail plane

http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-events-single/detail/airbus-getafe-spain-production-facility-delivers-the-first-a350-1000-horizontal-tail-plane/?utm_source=article&utm_medium=all_news&utm_campaign=RSS

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http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2016-02-26-Boeing-Lockheed-Martin-Forgo-Further-Action-on-Bomber-Competition

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http://spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid%3D48020

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http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2016/02/25/embraer-rolls-out-first-e-2-jet-filling-a-hole.html

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http://blog.executivebiz.com/2016/02/northrop-oceaneering-team-to-help-build-3d-printer-for-orbit-in-space-andrew-rush-comments/

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