Monthly Archives: October 2017

Blue Origin Stuns Aerospace Sector With Its BE-4 Rocket Engine

Blue Origin’s New Glenn Rocket. Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says it has successfully test-fired its BE-4 rocket engine, bringing the company one step closer to flying tourists into sub-orbit, and possibly even beyond. Taking a quote … Continue reading

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Helium Reserve Discovered in Tanzania is Twice as Large as Originally Reported

Support divers from Ahmed Gabr’s 2014 record-breaking deep dive (Photo: Laura Dinrath / Shutterstock) In what could be a piece of great news for technical divers, a massive helium reserve discovered in Tanzania is reported to be twice as large … Continue reading

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Massive ‘Life-Saving’ Helium Field Just Turned Out to Be Far Bigger Than We’d Hoped

No more helium shortage! New analysis of a gargantuan helium deposit discovered in Tanzania last year has revealed that there may be much more of the gas than initial surveys revealed. At the time, the find, called “life-saving,” was estimated … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Helium Balloons

Balloons lighten our mood and add colour to any space. And for adventure seekers, a bunch of balloons means an opportunity to take off. Many have tried flying with the help of balloons, especially those filled with helium. Why helium? … Continue reading

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Light Gas Supports Heavy Mission

ammunition inspectors carefully lift the lid to the single round container (SRC), as the team leader reads detailed instructions aloud to ensure every step is properly performed. The team meticulously executes each required action, resulting in a successful test that … Continue reading

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