Flight of the Aerospike: Episode 6 – How the Engine Works

Flight of the Aerospike: Episode 6 – How the Engine Works

Hi, I’m Caleigh from ARCA Space, and on this week’s episode, we’re going to show you the complete aerospike engine and explain how it works. As promised in the last week’s episode, here we have the Demonstrator 3 aerospike rocket engine. This engine is made, basically, of two main sections. The central section, that is pretty much cylindrical in shape, and the two exhaust chambers on each side of the…

This Rocket-Powered Car Is Engineered to Break the Sound Barrier

This Rocket-Powered Car Is Engineered to Break the Sound Barrier

You’re watching a test run of one of the fastest cars ever made. Zipping across the South African desert at 628 miles per hour, this car is the result of over a decade of extreme engineering and aerodynamic modeling. All with the end goal of breaking the world land speed record. But the team behind this project wants to go even further. They want to reach speeds nearing 1,000 mph,…

Waymo’s driverless car: ghost-riding in the back seat

Waymo’s driverless car: ghost-riding in the back seat

(enticing music) – Hey it’s Andy with “The Verge.” I’m about to go for a ride in one of Waymo’s fully driverless cars, here in Phoenix, Arizona. As you can see, there is no driver in the front. I’m not nervous. Are you nervous? I’m not nervous. Here we are, riding in a minivan with nobody in the front seat, with pedestrians, and cyclists and other vehicles out on a…

Uber for Bikes Could Save Your Commute

Uber for Bikes Could Save Your Commute

– It’s a cool bike, right? Let’s steal it. (upbeat music) So even though this isn’t my bike, I can legally and easily take it or any of the other 249 just like it roaming around San Francisco. It’s part of a system called Uber Bike, and it’s Uber for bikes. Bike-sharing used to be only in ultra-yuppie places like Brooklyn and San Francisco, but it’ll likely hit most major…

Do All Pro Cyclists Have Bike Fits? | GCN Asks The Pros

Do All Pro Cyclists Have Bike Fits? | GCN Asks The Pros

– Professional cyclists spend thousands of hours on their bikes each and every year so a correctly fitting bike is absolutely essential. So today I’m gonna go and ask some of the pros whether or not they’ve had a bike fit, if they’ve stuck to the recommendations, and also some more in depth answers too. I’m looking forward to this one because I think they’re gonna have a lot to…

Di2 Mountain Bike Technology Explained | SHIMANO

Di2 Mountain Bike Technology Explained | SHIMANO

We sweat our way up mountains… …where our efforts are rewarded in every pedal stroke… …corner… …and air. Always searching for new places that our bikes can take us. It’s what moves us forward. For over ninety years Shimano’s drive to innovate has been fueled by cyclists. We’re constantly searching for ways to make the ride better… …for every rider. It’s what led us to Di2. Electronic shifting is another…