Posts tagged 'NASA'

Moving to Mars: The Design Museum explores humanity’s obsession with the Red Planet

Mars habitat by Hassell. Photo by HASSELL + Eckersley O’Callaghan The Design Museum explores whether humans could get to Mars – and how we’d survive

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The real-life Instagram filter: How Jordan Söderberg Mills paints with light

Looking Glass smartphone filter, Klanglicht festival, Graz, Austria, 2019 In the digital age, Jordan Söderberg Mills is going against the grain by creating real-world experiences

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The Moon Lander: NASA’s ugly but essential spacecraft

Photograph courtesy NASA Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap’ came from the step of an awkward alien spacecraft that was at home on neither Earth nor moon,

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Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program

Alan Bean collecting soil samples on the Apollo 12 mission, 1969 (image: NASA) The US space programme was so expensive that Nasa made the cost

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Future 50: Nelly Ben Hayoun

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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The Hubble Space Telescope

However powerful your telescope, there’s an insurmountable obstacle to looking closely into deep space from the Earth: the atmosphere. It bends light in unpredictable ways

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Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo

Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, a history of the American spacesuit, opens like an episode of James Burke’s television series Connections, with a grand promise to cover

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Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo

Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, a history of the American spacesuit, opens like an episode of James Burke’s television series Connections, with a grand promise to cover

Review

Underwater Worlds

NASA often prepares its astronauts for the weightlessness of zero-gravity by immersing them in massive pools 
and water tanks, treating the slow, drunken movements of

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Underwater Worlds

NASA often prepares its astronauts for the weightlessness of zero-gravity by immersing them in massive pools 
and water tanks, treating the slow, drunken movements of

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality