Out of This World Engineering

Out of This World Engineering

Published on October 5, 2011
You may have read my earlier post about the End of a Space Shuttle Era – the Space Shuttle’s la...

End of a Space Shuttle Era – What Next?

End of a Space Shuttle Era – What Next?

Published on July 27, 2011
I think most people will have that nostalgic feeling about the Space Shuttle program and its th...

Lighter, Tougher, Greener with Composites

Lighter, Tougher, Greener with Composites

Published on February 3, 2011
What sounds like the appraisal for a world-saving superhero turns out to be the promise of a su...

Congratulations Terrafugia Team!

Congratulations Terrafugia Team!

Published on July 1, 2010
A Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks customer has made it to Google’s Hot Trend and CNN last night.  ...

What About a Spaceship-Submarine?

What About a Spaceship-Submarine?

Published on February 5, 2010
George Jetson flies a family car.  Every morning he dispatches his family to their various dest...

Gentlemen, we have a plane! Big Frog.

Gentlemen, we have a plane! Big Frog.

Published on November 26, 2009
A few months ago, we welcomed a project with the strange name of Big Frog in the Passion for In...

Solar Impulse Photos & Images

Solar Impulse Photos & Images

Published on June 29, 2009
Hi everyone, As I promised on Friday, here are some photos Virginie took (merci!) from her iPho...

‘Save Our Planet’ starring Solar Impulse

‘Save Our Planet’ starring Solar Impulse

Published on June 26, 2009
It’s a bird . . . it’s a plant . . . it’s a car . . . no, it’s a plane! Actually it’s like the ...

Satellite Shakes

Satellite Shakes

Published on June 25, 2009
Imagine a fragile insect in its cocoon . . . attached to a rocket ship. The rocket ignites and ...

Le Bleriot XI

Le Bleriot XI

Published on June 19, 2009
2009 marks the Centennial of the first flight across the Channel by French pioneer Louis Blério...