Category Archives: Space

How do pilots navigate?

These days pilots primarily navigate through the sky using the same technology that you use on your mobile phone – GPS. The US owned Global Positioning System provides accurate position, altitude and speed information that aircraft can use to navigate around the world no matter where they are. It has become the standard in aircraft […]

Wonderful Time-lapse Video of Earth

The International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting our planet for 17 years and in that time has played host to over 200 individuals as it travels at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour, 400km above the surface. This video, compiled by Knate Myers using images from the online depository of the ISS, shows the amazing views […]