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Kessler Syndrome

Kessler Syndrome is a thought-up situation made by the NASA scientist Donald J. Kessler in which the amount of space debris in orbit is large enough to cause space collisions to happen often. This would make space mostly unusable for years if it ...

                                               

Launch vehicle

A launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to take a payload from Earths surface through outer space. This can be to another place on earth, or into space. Sub-orbital vehicles arent as powerful as orbital vehicles must be. They use more ...

                                               

Mars flyby

A Mars flyby is when a spacecraft passes near the planet Mars, but does not enter orbit or land on it. Unmanned space probes have used this method to collect data on Mars and other worlds. A spacecraft that is built for a flyby is also known as a ...

                                               

NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government that deals with space exploration and aeronautics, the operating and designing of planes. NASA has had many successful missions, fo ...

                                               

Russian Space Forces

The Russian Space Forces was one of the 6 branches of the Russian Military that is responsible for space operations. The branch controls many space stations throughout Russia. The branch is also part of the Ministry of Defence. The main tasks are ...

                                               

Solar sail

A solar sail is a proposed method of spacecraft propulsion using radiation pressure exerted by sunlight. The word sail is by analogy with boats which use a sail to use wind to move. The concept was first proposed in the 17th century by Johannes K ...

                                               

Space Race

The Space Race was a 20th-century competition between two Cold War enemies, the Soviet Union and the United States, to achieve better spaceflight capability than the other. It had its origins in the intercontinental ballistic missile-based nuclea ...

                                               

Specific impulse

Specific impulse is a way to describe how well a rocket performs. It is also used to describe how well a jet engine performs. It can be used to compare rockets of different sizes. It is a way to know how much force a given engine makes for each b ...

                                               

Boeing X-37

The Boeing X-37 is an unpiloted demonstration spaceplane that is intended to test future spaceflight technologies while in orbit and during atmospheric reentry. It is a reusable robotic spacecraft based on the smaller X-40. The X-37 began as a NA ...

                                               

Travel

Travel is the activity of going from one place to another place. When a person makes the same trip every day to work or school, this type of travelling is usually called "commuting." Some people travel to other cities as part of their job. This i ...

                                               

Backpacking (travel)

Backpacking is a form of low-cost and basically independent travel. Backpacker is the term for those who travel by carrying a light backpack for a relatively long period of time. The cost of backpacking depends on the duration of traveling. No ma ...

                                               

Lodging

Lodging or holiday accommodation is a type of accommodation. People who travel and stay away from home for more than a day need lodging mainly for sleeping. Other purposes are safety, shelter from cold and rain, and to have a place to store lugga ...

                                               

Passport

A passport is a travel document that says that the person who owns it is a citizen of the country on the passport. A passport asks that the person carrying it be allowed to enter and pass through other countries. They also allow a person to re-en ...

                                               

Trip indicator

Tripindicator.com is a travel metasearch engine and comparison website which provides dedicated price comparison of airport transfer, tourist attractions tickets, sightseeing tours, walking tours, food tours, day trips, night tours, etc. from lea ...

                                               

Visa

A visa is a permit given by a country that allows someone to go to that country. A visa is a document that is stamped on a persons passport by an embassy. It names the kind of visit and says how long the person can stay. Sometimes, people need to ...

                                               

Wikivoyage

Wikivoyage is a free travel and tourism guide on the web. It is written by volunteer authors using a wiki. Anyone can edit articles. The name "Wikivoyage" is a combination of the words "wiki" and "voyage", the French word for travel, journey, or ...

                                               

14th Street/Sixth Avenue station

14th Street is a local station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 14th Street and Sixth ftAvenue in Manhattan, it is served by the F train at all times, the M train on weekdays, and by the tra ...

                                               

23rd Street station (IND Sixth Avenue Line)

23rd Street is a local station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. It is served by the F train at all times, the M train during weekdays, and by the t ...

                                               

A1 (New South Wales)

Highway 1 is a national route in Australia. Most of the New South Wales part of is A1 or M1. List of roads that cover National Highway 1: Pacific Hwy - Wahroonga - Chatswood Pacific Highway - Port Macquarie - Maitland Princes Highway - Port Botan ...

                                               

AAR wheel arrangement

AAR wheel arrangement is a system for classifying locomotives used in North America. It is a simplified form of the UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements.

                                               

Abutment

In engineering, abutment refers to the substructure at the ends of a bridge span or dam. This is where the structures superstructure rests or contacts. Single-span bridges have abutments at each end. These provide vertical and lateral support for ...

                                               

Acela Express

Acela Express is Amtraks flagship high-speed train service. It runs along the Northeast Corridor, which is in the northeastern United States between Washington D.C. and Boston. It has 16 stops, including Providence, Rhode Island; Baltimore, Maryl ...

                                               

Acton Town tube station

Acton Town is a London Underground station in Acton, west London, served by the Piccadilly and District lines. The station is at the junction of Gunnersbury Lane and Bollo Lane and is in Travelcard Zone 3.

                                               

Adam Air Flight 574

Adam Air Flight 574 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by Adam Air between the Indonesian cities of Surabaya and Manado that crashed into the Makassar Strait near Polewali in Sulawesi on 1 January 2007. All 102 people on board die ...

                                               

Adolfo Suarez Madrid–Barajas Airport

Adolfo Suarez, Madrid-Barajas Airport is Madrids biggest airport. It is in the district of Barajas, northeast of the centre of Madrid. On March 24, 2014, the Spanish government announced that they will rename the airport after last Prime Minister ...

                                               

Aermacchi M.B.339

Aermacchi M.B.339 was built by Alenia Aermacchi. The creation of this type was requested by the Aernautica Militaire. They wanted to use it as new trainer.

                                               

Aero Space Museum

There is also the San Diego Aerospace Museum. The Aero Space Museum is an airplane museum in Calgary in Canada. The museum, founded in 1975, is near the Calgary Airport. Some things at the museum are war-time airplanes: a Sopwith Triplane from Wo ...

                                               

Aerospatiale SA-365 Dauphin 2

The Aerospatiale SA-365 Dauphin 2 is a French helicopter. It is both a civilian and military helicopter. Mainly used for search and rescue, it is also used for transport and war against submarines. In this last kind it can carry one or two torped ...

                                               

Air Force One

Air Force One is the air traffic call sign of any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the President of the United States. The president usually flies in one of the two specially changed Boeing 747 jumbo jets airplane kept by the United States Air Fo ...

                                               

Air France

Air France is one of the largest airlines in the world. It is based in France. It is owned by Air France-KLM. Before it merged with KLM, it employed 71.654 people. Its headquarters are at Charles de Gaulle International Airport near Paris.

                                               

Air France Flight 447

Air France Flight 447 was a scheduled commercial flight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Paris, France. The aircraft used was an Airbus A330 jet. On June 1, 2009, the A330 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, three hours and 30 minutes into the flight ...

                                               

Air India

Air India is the national airline company of India. Air India is part of the National Aviation Company of India Limited

                                               

Air New Zealand Flight 901

Air New Zealand Flight 901 was a flight that operated from 1977 to 1979. The flight did not stop in Antarctica. It was a sightseeing flight to Antarctica. It was supposed to loop between Auckland, New Zealand, and Antarctica. The flights route ha ...

                                               

Air travel

Air travel is the process of going from place to place by any flying object, such as airplanes, helicopters, balloons, or anything that can fly. Air travel has been a very long dream of human beings from the ancient age. People seeing birds flyin ...

                                               

AirAsia

AirAsia Berhad is a Malaysian low-cost airline based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has been named as the worlds best low-cost airline, and a pioneer of low-cost travel in Asia. AirAsia group operates domestic and international flights to 100 dest ...

                                               

Airblue

Airblue Limited is a private airline. Its head office is in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is Pakistans second largest airline. It has over 20% of Pakistans market. Airblue operates scheduled flights operating 30 daily services, linking four domestic de ...

                                               

Airbus A340

The Airbus A340 is a long-range four-engined widebody commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus S.A.S. a subsidiary of EADS. It is similar in design to the twin-engined A330. There are 4 variants of this model: The A340-200 which is th ...

                                               

Airbus A350 XWB

The Airbus A350 XWB is a type of airplane built by European aerospace company Airbus. It is a long-ranged aircraft with two engines and a wide body. It is predicted that the plane will be able to hold and transport 250-350 passengers in a first c ...

                                               

Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is a four-engined, double-decked airplane manufactured by Airbus. It is the worlds biggest passenger airplane, larger than the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. However, it is not the biggest airplane in the world; the Antonov An-225 super-fr ...

                                               

Airline

An airline is a company that transports people and items using airliners. An airline may have as few as one airplane or a fleet of hundreds of airplanes. Most airlines offer regular flights between a group of airports.

                                               

AirTran Airways

ValuJets first flight was in 1993. In 1996, ValuJet Flight 592, a DC-9 aircraft, crashed into the Everglades shortly after takeoff from Miami International Airport, after a fire on board. 110 people died in the crash. The NTSB blamed Valujets mai ...

                                               

Aji Pangeran Tumenggung Pranoto Airport

Aji Pangeran Tumenggung Pranoto Airport or APT Pranoto Airport, also known as Sungai Siring Airport is the airport of Samarinda that was built at Sungai Siring on Samarinda. It is one of the leading airports in Kaltim. It is the hub for Kaltim Ai ...

                                               

Alaska Railroad

The Alaska Railroad is the main railroad in Alaska. It is owned by the state government of Alaska. It connects Alaskas two largest cities, Anchorage and Fairbanks. It also goes to Denali National Park, home of the tallest mountain in North Americ ...

                                               

Aldgate tube station

Aldgate tube station is a London Underground station at Aldgate in the City of London. The station is on the Circle Line between Tower Hill and Liverpool Street. It is also the eastern terminus of the Metropolitan line. It is in Travelcard Zone 1 ...

                                               

Aldwych tramway station

Aldwych tramway station was a tram stop that was underneath Kingsway. The tramway station should not to be confused with Aldwych tube station. The stop is part of the Kingsway tramway subway. Services running from Angel Islington to Aldwych start ...

                                               

Alexander Dennis Enviro300

The Alexander Dennis Enviro300 is a single decker low-floor bus. It was built in two generations from 2001 to 2015. It was built by TransBus International until 2004. It was then built by Alexander Dennis.

                                               

Alexander Dennis Enviro400

The Enviro400 was built in 2005, The chassis could be built on the East Lancs Myllennium Lolyne, Optare Olympus and Scania N-series N230UD and N280UD bodies. One Enviro400 was built on the Volvo B7TL chassis before Volvo B7TL was replaced by the ...

                                               

Alfa Romeo 156

The Alfa Romeo 156 is a car produced by Alfa Romeo. It replaced the Alfa Romeo 155 in 1997, and were replaced by the Alfa Romeo 159 in 2005. It was the first car to feature hidden rear door handles, an idea which has since been copied by other br ...

                                               

Alfa Romeo 159

The Alfa Romeo 159 is a car produced by Alfa Romeo. It succeeded the 156 in 2005. Production ceased in 2011. It was eventually replaced in 2016 with the Giulia.

                                               

Alfa Romeo 164

The Alfa Romeo 164 is a car produced by Alfa Romeo. It replaced the Alfa Romeo 90 in 1987, and were discontinued in 1997 and replaced by the Alfa Romeo 166 in 1998.

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