Also: Huerta Under The Gun, Leap Frogs Leap No More, Beech Looses LAS--Again, Prince William Hanging Up his Rotors?, Yet Another Reason To Avoid SnF
Grasshopper continues to grow its space legs. SpaceX has released a new video showing another successful flight of its Grasshopper VTOL vehicle. And every time the fly the rocket, they go exponentially higher. On March 7, the Grasshopper flew to 262 feet. So how would you like to live out the rest of your life… on Mars? Dutch Entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp, has set a very ambitious goal; to establish a human colony on Mars by 2023. But you have to really, really want to go ... because the colonists will not be returning to Earth. Experienced long distance pilot, biologist and photographer Matevž Lenarcic is off again on another adventure. Flying a Pipistrel Virus SW aircraft, he plans to record black carbon readings over the Arctic. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!
Airborne 04.26.13 is chock full of info about the half-week period ending Friday, April 26th, 2013... Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Ashley Hale, and supported by ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell, Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, and Aero-Journalists Tom Patton, and Glen Moyer, this episode covers:
SpaceX Grasshopper Hovers At Over 800 Feet
Dutch Entrepreneur Envisions A Colony On Mars In The Next Decade
Pipistrel Virus-SW Making Flight Over The North Pole
Huerta Grilled By House Appropriators
Leap Frogs Cancel Performance Schedule
Federal Judge Denies Beechcraft Challenge In LAS Lawsuit
House Transportation Committee Chair Blasts FAA Cuts
Prince William Will Owe Nearly $610,000 For Early Retirement
Expanded WomenVenture Planned For EAA AirVenture 2013
Yet Another Reason To Avoid SnF: B-25 Panchito Damaged During Fly-In
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