Monthly Archives: July 2012

How Hard Is It to Land Curiosity

Landing the Curiosity rover on Mars is the most difficult and nail-biting part of the whole mission. See just how hard it is to land on Mars in this 60-second video

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Our fragile Planet Earth

A time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions 
28, 29, 30 & 31 onboard the International Space Station (ISS). It is our earth… and it is beautiful!

And here is another one (under the name Tendency) that I’ve like a lot! The videos are from Joan from Barcelona. Enjoy in full screen!!!

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Harvard’s Monolithic Bee or Mobee

The Harvard Monolithic Bee is a millimeter-scale flapping wing robotic insect produced using Printed Circuit MEMS (PC-MEMS) techniques. This video describes the manufacturing process, including pop-up book inspired assembly

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Robots that fly and cooperate

In his lab at Penn, Vijay Kumar and his team build flying quadrotors, small, agile robots that swarm, sense each other, and form ad hoc teams for construction, surveying disasters and far more (including music instrument performance at the end of the video)

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Valentino Balboni LP 550-2

His name is Valentino Balboni, the main test driver of Lamborghini… a legend! I am not kidding he is! Enjoy the new Gallardo LP550-2 named after the Valentino Balboni. The video is perfect and in HD but also try to count the “special” word!


Challenges of Getting to Mars

Team members at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (commonly know as JPL) share the challenges of the Curiosity Mars rover’s final minutes to landing on the surface of Mars. And as we speak Curiosity is en route to the red planet, it is scheduled to land in Gale Crater at about 05:31 UTC on August 6, 2012

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The gadgets of National Geographic

There is nothing National Geographic’s team of intrepid engineers can’t create to get the “shot” from high in the sky or the deepest, darkest oceans. In this casual talk the creators showing their inventions together with the stories originated from the use of their gadgets

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The Scream Of Science

The introduction to the return of Formula 1 to the BBC. Includes the return of the much loved BBC F1 theme “The Chain”. At least this is the YouTube description of the video. I’am not sure if F1 is still on BBC but the video is one the best intros so far

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Audi R10 TDi

Have you heard for the 24 hour LeMans race in France? The video is a tribute to the creation of Audi R10 that participates in those races. Have a look at the time ellipse accembly part of the video! If it was in HD it will be even better!

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How To Build A Satellite

Another video from the same BBC series that bring us the previous post. This time is how to build a satellite, with more engineering concepts, hardware pictures, construction details and labs that you want to work there!

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