Air

Syria military lost 111 warplanes during the eight-year-long conflict

The Syrian military has lost over 110 warplanes during the nearly eight-year-long conflict inside Syria The following infographic shows just how chaotic and dangerous Syria’s skies have become by providing an overview of estimated aircraft losses. According to Statista Charts, the Syrian military lost a  total of 111 warplanes during …

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NASA’S New VASIMR PLASMA ENGINE could reach MARS in less than 40 days

NASA’S New VASIMR PLASMA ENGINE could reach MARS in less than 40 days

The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) is an electromagnetic thruster under development for possible use in spacecraft propulsion. It uses radio waves to ionize and heat a propellant. Then a magnetic field accelerates the resulting plasma to generate thrust (plasma propulsion engine). It is one of several types of …

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