Inflatable space stations, Reusable rockets and Spiderfab for the 2020s

Bigelow Aerospace has launched some smaller scale demonstration inflatable space stations. They have a design for an 84 persons resupply Depot. It would have 8300 cubic meters of space. Six BA 330 modules, three BA 2100 modules, nine propulsion buses with docking node and three crew capsules. Stem for the Classroom analyzes the Bigelow proposals …

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New fashion frames for Google Glass

Google glass will be offered with more fashion frame options. Modeled by Amanda Rosenberg, the Google employee reportedly in the middle of Sergey Brin and his wife’s separation, the new frames are fashionable and more wearable than earlier prototypes. Google Glass will be available to the public next year. If you liked this article, please …

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Low cost iPhone 5C and a China Mobile deal could help Apple gain significant smartphone marketshare

Apple will introduce two new iPhone models at a special media event on Sept. 10. There should a high-end iPhone 5S and a budget iPhone which should be the iPhone 5C. Apple’s iPhone 5S is expected to launch on September 20th in the U.S. and other initial markets and will have a new A7 processor, …

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Researchers are able to grow carbon nanotubes with specific, predictable atomic structures

Researchers at USC have solved a long-standing challenge with carbon nanotubes: how to actually build them with specific, predictable atomic structures. “We are now working on scale up the process,” Zhou said. “Our method can revolutionize the field and significantly push forward the real applications of nanotube in many fields.” Until now, scientists were unable …

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Russia’s Sixth Generation fighter plane will be unmanned

The former commander in chief of Russia’s air force, Peter Deynekin, announced that design work had begun in Russia on a 6th generation fighter plane. Deynekin did not reveal the timescale for its appearance nor its technical characteristics, but the army general underlined that this aircraft would be unmanned. The fifth generation russian T-50 is …

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Russian next generation long range bomber PAK DA will use hypersonic missiles

Russia’s next generation long-range bomber PAK-DA will be armed with hypersonic weapons, a Defense Ministry source told RIA Novosti Friday. “PAK-DA will be equipped with all advanced types of precision guided weapons, including hypersonic,” the source said, adding that the bomber itself will be subsonic. Earlier this week, Boris Obnosov, general director of the Tactical …

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