OpenROV is an open source robotic submarine designed to make underwater exploration possible for everyone. Flying the ROV is a lot like playing a video game. The interface is hosted as a webserver from the ROV that allows you to control its movements with your computer’s keyboard and see it’s video feed on your screen.
The Great Wall of China is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of this world. Here some interesting facts about it.
1. It is really really really really long, longer than you think… If you added the length of all the defensive walls created in China over the last 2,000 years, and lined them end to end, then the total length (apx. 31,070 miles) would reach 1.25 times around the Earth (apx. circumference 24,854 miles).
The Solar Impulse 2 is to be officially presented today, but its construction didn’t happen in a day. Watch this video and understand the steps that had to be taken when you’re looking towards attempting the First #RTW Solar Flight!
An-225 Mriya which was built in Ukraine is the heaviest airlift cargo aircraft ever taken off in the sky. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the largest airplane in the world; it is the heaviest aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes and the biggest heavier-than-air aircraft in terms of length and wingspan in operational service.
“Car L” meets the lions. The remote controlled 4×4 camera buggy gets up close and personal as it is stalked by this curious pride of lions in Botswana.
The Harvard fly is not the first tiny flying robot, but it may be the tiniest. A team at KMel Robotics has built drones that are about six inches across, have rotors instead of wings, and can fly autonomously in swarms. Aerovironment’s Nano Hummingbird has flapping wings, as its name suggests, that span just 6.5 inches.