Druida Barbecue Grill by Mermeladaestudio

The Druida Barbecue Grill by
Mermeladaestudio made ​​grill that will give you a new dimensioning of grilling. With its geometrically-patterned surface will sear your steak with a unique set of triangles. The Druida is named after the large kettles in which druids prepare their magic spells. This barbecue by Barcelona designers Mermeladaestudio will char your food with geometric patterns. With its stainless-steel and waterjet-cut with a criss-crossing grid grill shows its elegance and aesthetics making itself like a piece of furniture. Its shape and size is ideal for reduced outdoor spaces, and studio is currently working with a manufacturer to develop a production version. We looking forward to a ‘healty meal’. This barbecue by Barcelona designers Mermeladaestudio will char your food with geometric patterns. This barbecue by Barcelona designers Mermeladaestudio will char your food with geometric patterns. Druida Barbecue Grill by Mermeladaestudio Druida Barbecue Grill by Mermeladaestudio Druida Barbecue Grill by Mermeladaestudio

$500,000 for Trip to Elon Musk’s Colony on Mars

Does that Richard Branson’s
Virgin Galactic space adventure, getting a competition? Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of the private spaceflight company SpaceX, has announced his plans to establish a Mars colony of up to 80,000 people, and the ticket price might cost $500,000 per seat. Musk revealed some details about the Martian voyage, but we can expect to hear more about the plan in less than a year.
Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of the private spaceflight company SpaceX, has announced his plans to establish a Mars colony of up to 80,000 people, and the ticket price might cost $500,000 per seat

It’s not just Sir Richard Branson who has head up in Space.

Musk’s plan is to send a pioneering group of 10 people to the the Red Planet, along with supplies to build transparent domes, who would flew there on a “rapid and reusable” rocket that can land vertically, and is powered by liquid oxygen and methane. He described creating a rocket that could shuttle between Mars and the Earth as “possible, but quite difficult”. His vision include building a small-city-sized settlement on Mars, starting with a 10-person crew, which he thinks SpaceX can do in 10 to 15 years. The Red Planet inhabitants would also take construction materials to build transparent domes, which when pressurized with Mars’ atmospheric CO2 could grow Earth crops in Martian soil. As the Mars colony became more self sufficient, the big rocket would start to transport more people and fewer supplies and equipment. Musk arrived at 80,000 colonists becouse he believes one person out of every 100,000 people would be interested in making the journey with 8 billion expected on Earth by time his plans become reality. As for the $500,000 ticket he said: “The ticket price needs to be low enough that most people in advanced countries, in their mid-forties or something like that, could put together enough money to make the trip.”
$500,000 for Trip to Elon Musk's Colony on Mars

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of the private spaceflight company SpaceX

SpaceX’s Colony on Mars

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two Made First Feathered Flight

SpaceShipTwo's First Feathered Flight SpaceShipTwo’s First Feathered Flight The world’s first commercial spaceship, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two demonstrated its unique reentry feather configuration for the first time. The test flight took place early on Wednesday 4th May 2011, on the desert runway at Mojave Air and Space Port, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. During a 45-minute flight, Virgin’s WhiteKnightTwo mothership brought the rocket plane up to an altitude of 51,500 feet, then released it for the glide. Two Scaled Composites test pilots, Pete Siebold and Clint Nichols,were at SpaceShipTwo’s controls. After attaining a stable glide attitude two pilots activated the feathering mechanism to rotate the tail section up to a 65-deg. angle relative to the fuselage. The aircraft maintained a level pitch while descending almost vertically at around 15,500 ft. per minute for 1 min. and 15 sec. At around 33,500 feet the pilots reconfigured the spaceship to its normal glide mode and executed a smooth runway touch down, approximately 11 minutes and 5 seconds after its release from VMS Eve. SpaceShipTwo fell to Earth more like a badminton shuttlecock than a speeding bullet.

Virgin Galactic – Premier Look Inside Of Tourist Spaceship

Virgin Galactic’s Tourist Spaceship Virgin Galactic’s Tourist Spaceship Sir Richard Branson, the business tycoon behind the Virgin conglomerate, has opened the doors of his spaceship that wealthy tourists walk the future in space. He is hoping Virgin Galactic spaceship will be ready to take paying customers into space within a couple of years, perhaps even in 2013. The BBC’s Richard Scott has become the first journalist who peered into the vessel, which is designed to propel six tourists and two pilots through the atmosphere and over 100 kilometers above the Earth. He notes that spaceship isn’t yet finished. After climbing through a small hole almost underneath the spaceship, has encountered on bare walls with wires and saw that there aren’t any seats yet. The cabin is only seven-and-a-half feet in diameter. All along the spaceship’s cabin are windows – some to the sides, others in the roof. The windows will let the passengers see the blue sky of earth first turn purple, and then into the blackness of space.

Buzz Aldrin’s Beef Pot Roast up for Auction

Buzz Aldrin’s Beef Pot Roast Buzz Aldrin’s Beef Pot Roast Own an authentic piece of space history. A leftover pouch of Beef Pot Roast from NASA’s Apollo lunar program is currently being auctioned by RR Auction. The official description of Lot #143 reads as follows:
Amazingly unappetizing but wholly unique freeze-dried “moon food.” This particular example, labeled “Beef Pot Roast,” measures 2 x 3.5 x 0.75 [inches] and rests within a 5 x 6.5 [inch] sealed pouch to which a nozzle is attached. The label also bears the simple heating instructions: “3 oz. hot water. 5—10 minutes.” All of the food was prepared by adding hot or cold water through the nozzle. The food was then squeezed into the mouth through a flat tube stored in the package. Food created for the Apollo missions was preserved through freeze-drying and vacuum-sealing, resulting in a product that kept their nutritional and “taste” qualities.

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise Land on Spaceport America

Spaceport America Spaceport America Virgin Galactic may be spending over $300 million on a commercial space vehicle, but only now has it actually got a place to land. Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport, broke ground in New Mexico on June 19th. The 110,000 square foot facility, designed by Foster and Partners, will cost around $200 million and is expected to host the first commercial space flight by 2011. After a successful sole glide test of its SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic’s ambitious Space tourism project has achieved yet another milestone – the inauguration of its Spaceport in New Mexico. Virgin Galactic CEO, Sir Richard Branson officially opened the floodgates for all spacecraft to take off at the Spaceport America on October 25. The new space hub features a two-mile long runway that can support any form of spacecraft currently in existence.

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise Completes Solo Test Flight

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise Last July Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2), the VSS Enterprise, made its first manned flight. For the duration of that flight, the spacecraft remained attached to its jet-powered carrier aircraft. But over the weekend VSS Enterprise left the protective grip of its mothership, VMS Eve, to successfully achieve its first manned free flight. Carried to an altitude of 45,000 feet by its accompanying WhiteKnightTwo mothership (a.k.a VMS Eve), the two pilots aboard VSS Enterprise then separated the revolutionary craft and flew for a total of 11 minutes before landing safely at the nearby Mojave Air and Space Port. During its first flight the spaceship was piloted by Pete Siebold, assisted by Mike Alsbury as co-pilot. Other detailed objectives of the flight were successfully completed, including: verification that all systems worked prior and following the clean release of Enterprise, initial evaluation of handling and stall characteristics, qualitative evaluation of stability and control of SS2 against predictions from design and simulation work, verification of performance by evaluating the lift-to-drag ratio of the spaceship during glide flight and practice a landing approach at altitude and finally descend and land.