Topic: =/\= "eternal" solar plane sets several new records. including longest aloft!  (Read 1162 times)

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12074162

the new "eternal" spent two weeks! aloft and set a new record for the effort. there are other records set by this marvel of engineering. read the article for more details!


also a bad blow to the indian space program as they lost both a rocket and the satellite payload as it exploded shortly after liftoff. a press release state that at about 50 seconds into the flight, the rocket developed a fatal altitude error which caused the destruction. read the article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12079239
there is also a video available here:
TV9 - GSAT-5P EXPLODES MOMENTS AFTER LAUNCH - GSLV MISSION FAILS
« Last Edit: December 25, 2010, 05:29:16 pm by stoneyface_XC »
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