Whether it's space exploration, innovation that brings us closer to the stars or simply finding a new planet to call home, here's what you should know.
An asteroid measuring over 4km in diameter will close in on earth on April 29. The asteroid this size is capable of ending human civilization, if it hits us.
Raja Jan Vurputoor Chari is an Indian-American US Air Force colonel. He is all set to conquer space. He is a part of NASA’s future ambitious missions to the International Space Station (ISS), moon and mars. On January 10, 2020, he received silver pins at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston. He was among the 11 astronauts who underwent two years of gruelling training.
2020 will be the year of India’s space ambitions. Four astronauts have been identified for the Gaganyaan mission, India’s crewed flight to space. The shortlisted astronauts will be trained at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Centre in Moscow. India has set 2022 as the deadline for this mission.
This is the world's most powerful rocket ever. NASA recently unveiled the 65-metre-tall rocket that has been dubbed the Space Launch System (SLS). The ‘most powerful rocket ever’ will take humans to the moon as early as 2024. This is a part of NASA’s Artemis mission. By 2024, the United States hopes to land the first woman in space with the help of SLS rocket.
The dream of a real-life Iron Man seems to be well within our reach. An incredible video has surfaced from Dubai and it is as amazing as it is unbelievable. It was first shared by Dubai Crown Prince, Hamdan bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
As futuristic as it may seem, you’ll soon see this 5G connected car on Indian roads. The vision-i concept car was first revealed at the 2019 Shanghai auto show by the Roewe brand. Now, it’s stealing the limelight at the India Auto Expo 2020.
This 60-year-old specially-abled man builds electric two- and three-wheelers. He does this from electric waste. The man, Vishnu Patel, from Gujarat made huge waves in 2019 after people got to know that he made e-bikes using electronic waste.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are surely going to rule markets in the near future. China is investing heavily in EVs. According to reports, by 2025, a fifth of new Chinese vehicles will be electric. India too has big plans for electric vehicles but it’s the Norway that’s leading the world in the adoption of the electric cars.
The electric mobility scene in India is about the change. Energica Motor Company is eyeing India’s e-mobility sector. It recently divulged plans to enter India by the end of 2020 or beginning of 2021 and it will be the first major electric superbike OEM entering the country’s market. Energica Motor Company is an Italian bike maker.
Thanks to hoverboard, Hyperloop and cars smarter than we can imagine, transportation as we know it today is witnessing rapid changes. Clearly, the future is right here. Flying Hoverboard: this Jet-powered hoverboard clearly defined what the future might look like. French inventor Franky Zapata crossed the English channel on this in just over 20 minutes.
These buses on the roads of China are anything but regular. These buses are loaded with VR sets, 5G service and a 360-degree rotating camera. A total of 50 5G mobile network-based buses started operating in China's Shenzhen. The buses give passengers free access to the 5G network which is the first of its kind in China.
This Tata Nano has all the exterior parts of a helicopter but, unfortunately, it can’t fly. This helicopter-car combo was built by 24-year-old Mithilesh Prasad from Bihar. He had a dream of designing and flying a helicopter but he could never fulfill it. So, he decided to live it by making his Nano car look like one.
You have seen this before and you’ll see this soon on roads close enough. The world’s renowned arms maker Kalashnikov has taken e-mobility to an entirely new level. People are calling this the ‘batmobile’ owing to its sleek, killer looks and black colour. Its unique design makes it really easy to imagine batman behind the wheel.