Last week I visited the presentation of the new solar powered family car called Stella Lux from Solar Team Eindhoven. Solar Team Eindhoven is a multidisciplinary team which consists of 21 students from Eindhoven University of Technology. For eighteen months they put their hearts and souls into the team and into a better future. Solar Team Eindhoven will realize the solar car that will convince the world of their vision.
Some specs from Stella Lux:
– 1000 Km range
– Energy Positive (Stella Lux generates more energy than it consumes)
– Energy management system: SOLAR Navigator.
– Head Up Display
Picture by: TU Eindhoven, Bart van Overbeeke
Video by: Trente
How it’s made: The main engine RS-25 of the Space Shuttle
The Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25, otherwise known as the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME). Four RS-25 engines will power NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System, on missions to deep space, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars. This cool timelapse shows how it is assembled by team from Aerojet Rocketdyne at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
It’s called Jellyfish lake and it’s located on Eil Malk island in Palau. Eil Malk is part of the Rock Islands, a group of small, rocky, mostly uninhabited islands in Palau’s Southern Lagoon, between Koror and Peleliu. There are about 70 other marine lakes located throughout the Rock Islands. Millions of golden jellyfish migrate horizontally across the lake daily. Would you dare to swim between these creatures?
These guys from HoverSpeedRC are racing each other with their drones through Air Gates. With on-board video you feel like flying yourself in a mini Red Bull Air Race. Amazing to see the performance and speed form this fast quadcopters.
Drone films Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.
This amazing aerial movie starts with a quote from F Scott Fitzgerald: The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.
Shot with a DJI Phantom 2 with:
Camera: GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
Settings: 2.7k, 30p, Medium FOV, ProTune/regular
During our stay in India we visited Goa, New Delhi and Mumbai. Needless to say, while in New Delhi we had to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra. From our hotel in New Delhi we arranged a taxi that brought us to Agra. In Agra we faced some heavy traffic but managed to make it on time. Once there we were amazed by this breathtaking piece of architecture, it’s details and beauty. Definitely worth the trip. More clips will follow.
History of the Taj Mahal
In 1631, Shah Jahan was grief-stricken when his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, a Persian princess, died during the birth of their 14th child. The construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632. The principal mausoleum was completed in 1648 and the surrounding buildings and garden were finished five years later. The white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar component of the Taj Mahal, but it is actually an integrated complex of structures. The Taj Mahal was constructed using materials from all over India and Asia. Over 1,000 elephants were used to transport building materials.
Did you know?
The whole building is symmetrical, expect for the graves of the emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal
The four pillars around the Taj Mahal are built at varying angles, around 92 degrees. The reason for this is it can withstand an earthquake of 8 on the Richter scale. If there is an earthquake that is significant enough to damage the pillars, the pillars will fall away from the dome, ensuring that the dome is not damaged.
The Structure is built entirely of marble. The decorations on the wall aren’t paint, but stones that are inlayed in the marble.
The Taj is opened all days of the week except for Fridays, when it is opened in the afternoon only for those who have to attend prayers at the Taj Mosque.
This HexH2O drone has a waterproof casing that gives you the ability to film underwater. The hexacopter carries a Zenmuse-h3-3d Gimbal and Gopro so you can aerial footage both above and below the waterline. Their makers claim that the HexH2o™ is the worlds first waterproof production multirotor housing a gimbal. This should give you fully stabilised video from both above and below water. The drone is built with DJI components such as the Autopilot (DJI Naza V2 with GPS) and Propulsion system (DJI E600 Tuned Propulsion System).
• Flytime: 15 mins (1 Lipo) 25 mins (2 Lipo)
• Foldable Arms
• Suitable for GoPro® 3, 3+ and 4
• Price: $3658 (Ready to Fly Kit)