Saturday, March 25, 2017
Tags Posts tagged with "NASA"


The US standard railroad gauge is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s...

The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's...

Ball-point pens don’t work in zero gravity

When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat this problem, NASA scientists...

Urban Legend: Good Luck Mr. Gorsky

When Apollo Mission Astronaut Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, he not only gave his famous "one small step for man, one...

NASA damage testing

It seems that NASA and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have a unique device for testing the strength of windshields on airplanes. The...
Please support the site
By clicking any of these buttons you help our site to get better