Watch: Boat Catches Part of SpaceX Rocket in Net

Check out this video posted by SpaceX's Elon Musk showing part of a rocket being caught by ship at sea with a giant net.  The catch comes after SpaceX launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral. Rocket fairing falling from space (higher res) pic.twitter.com/sa1j10qAWi — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 7, 2019 The vessel that made the catch is the 'Ms … [Read more...]

Viral Video Shows Passenger Cruise Take on Huge Breaking Waves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Kf05BqYNo Apparently this took place in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 30, 2019. "A charter boat on their return from a sunset cruise ran into huge waves. He was coming into the channel to dock the boat, right when the biggest set of the day came." Thankfully the Captain here was able to surf the vessel into harbor after some very tension … [Read more...]

Watch: Amazing Time-Lapse Shows the World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreakers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKaVhXn49xY Check out this mesmerizing time-lapse showing the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker Yamal conducting Arctic operations along the Northern Sea Route. The video was released by the Russian-based media company TimeLab which had a film crew spend a week filming aboard the icebreaker in March 2019. Also shown in the video is … [Read more...]

Time-Lapse Video: Resupplying Thule Air Base, America’s Northernmost Military Installation

https://vimeo.com/180321695 Located 207 km north of the Arctic Circle, on the northwest coast of the island of Greenland, Thule Air Base is the US military's northernmost installation. Thule's arctic environment includes icebergs in North Star Bay, two islands (Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Island), a polar ice sheet, and Wolstenholme Fjord – the only place on Earth … [Read more...]

Video: Can this Tiny Car Pull a 13,000 Metric Ton Ship?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rA-6Bs-NAhw Going into the video I honestly wasn't sure what the outcome would be. The car in the video is a Citroen Grand Tour C3, which host Jeremy Clarkson notes weighs about 1 tonne. So does this little car have enough torque to pull that big, 13,000-tonne ship a distance of 25 meters? Watch the video to find out and let us know … [Read more...]