#Aerospace

Voltage in the wind
In Motion
Voltage in the wind
The “Spirit of Innovation” propeller-powered aircraft has set a new speed record for electric vehicles of 555.9 km/h (345.4 mph). How great is the potential of this high-powered plane?
November 2021
Spun into space
In Motion
Spun into space
Instead of burning thousands of tons of fuel the technology start-up SpinLaunch is planning to hurl rockets into orbit using centrifugal force. This is how the launcher centrifuge is said to work ...
November 2021
Flying a kite
Think Green
Flying a kite
This high-speed boat is said to achieve a speed of 150 km/h (93 mph)or 80 knots. That would be a new world record.
October 2021
The future of flying
In Motion
The future of flying
Flying, but greener – that’s what the future of aviation has to look like.
September 2021
In touch with the stars
Engineering
In touch with the stars
The most important passenger on board of the jumbo jet called SOFIA is a space telescope.
September 2021
Sky busters
Digital
Sky busters
Space exploration has been a technological trailblazer from the outset. Now it’s receiving an extra boost by powerful private-sector competitors and innovative start-ups.
April 2021
Airport to go
Future Life
Airport to go
Airports of the future for air taxis and delivery drones - this is what they could look like.
April 2021
Emergency escape into space
Future Life
Emergency escape into space
Will humans eventually be forced to colonize Mars? “tomorrow” talked to a NASA expert about extraterrestrial life and its hurdles. A cosmic mix of facts on the current state of research.
January 2020
Grandpa’s Journey to the Moon
Engineering
Grandpa’s Journey to the Moon
The future was never brighter and enthusiasm for technology never greater than during the brief period between the eve of the 20th century and the outbreak of the First World War.
November 2019
Out of office
Future Life
Out of office
It doesn't always have to be a desk. These ten people have a slightly different workplace.
December 2019
Rising to the Challenge
In Motion
Rising to the Challenge
Clogged roads and railroads at their capacity limits – the conquest of airspace may help decongest traffic on the ground. Vertical mobility using drones is a promising complement to the portfolio.
April 2019
On the waterfront
In Motion
On the waterfront
The most unusual airports worldwide.
April 2018
Space, the final frontier
In Motion
Space, the final frontier
​Machines are part of our lives – even outside the human habitat. The machine that’s farther away from the Earth than any other is the Voyager 1 spacecraft.
December 2017
Celestial force
In Motion
Celestial force
In spite of being out of service for more than 40 years, the five “Saturn V” F-1 rocket engines rest at Kennedy Space Center in Florida continue to rank among the world’s most powerful engines.
April 2017