Being is a pilot is about much more than just flying the plane. The amount of instructions, manuals and other paper work amounts to a small library in every cockpit.
Flying is both a science and an art, requiring the pilot to process information quickly and correctly from both instruments and the world outside the cockpit.
The Hubble Space Telescope has been in space for 25 years. To celebrate this landmark of science, here are five of its top images as listed on The Hubble European Space Agency Information Centre website.
Space humour, like space itself, is a boundless subject. Professional people tend to value humour greatly, especially those who carry out dangerous missions. There’s nothing like a well-timed, witty remark to ease the tension…
The Swedish Down to Earth initiative was launched in 2009 to increase the rate at which space technologies and knowledge are commercialised.
The threat of an asteroid impacting Earth may still sound like the far-fetched plot line from a Hollywood blockbuster but nothing could be further from the truth.
Hundreds of people die in Alpine accidents every year. Rescue attempts are often hampered by the lack of reliable communications in such remote regions.
Who doesn’t want a flying car? It is the thing that says ‘future’ more than anything else.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly known as drones, are on the rise. As the technology progresses, so individuals and companies see more and more uses for these versatile airborne platforms.
A short-take-off airplane that can lift heavy cargos with ease. It sounds like a dream come true for airlines, yet the price of making such a vehicle is that it looks ‘a bit funny’.