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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this shot as it hovered over the Martian surface on April 19, 2021, during the first instance of powered, controlled flight on another planet. It used its navigation camera, which autonomously tracks the ground during flight. Credits: NASA/JPL-CaltechNASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, which hitched a ride on the bottom side of the Perserverance rover, has
NASA has made history today, conducting the very first powered flight on another planet. The Mars Helicopter Ingenuity successfully took to the Red Planet skies for a brief jaunt, which will hopefully be the first of several.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: NASA, Mars, perseverance, Rover, Helicopter, Flight
muted colors and material palettes wrapped the interior and exterior, adding a calm and warm atmosphere. The post stuttgart’s oldest mineral baths refurbishment captures the old charm of the historic building appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Sixty years ago on Monday, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome atop a variation of a rocket originally designed to launch nuclear weapons to become the first person to orbit the Earth. Though his flight lasted only one hour and 48 minutes, it was an historic event that ranks right up there with when the first fish decided to take a step on dry land.Continue Readi
the museum tells the story of the extermination and reintroduction of the ibex, a regional species of wild goats. The post ibex museum st. leonhard echoes historic timber farmhouses with red concrete appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the 18 elements that compose the installation have been molded in bronze using a process of castings from bamboo stumps. The post giuseppe penone sets towering metal fir tree in the historic center of florence appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the subtle intervention both opens up the gallery space and creates a public art moment along the belt of detroit. The post snarkitecture playfully sculpts historic detroit brickwork for library street collective gallery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
An undulating shelter has been constructed over the Peking Man cave, a historic site in China that is home to ancient human fossils, in an effort to protect it from weathering. Read more
Canadian studio ACDF Architecture has transformed the arches of Montreal's Gare Viger into contemporary offices for software company Lightspeed. Read more
the project combines existing spatial elements with a dynamic palette of colors and materials. The post studiotamat transforms historic bakery in rome into restaurant-bar hybrid ‘tre de tutto’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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