Neil Armstrong Standing On The Moon

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong (1930 — 2012) died on Saturday at the age of 82. He will be remembered as the first human to set foot on the moon, landing on July 20 1969.

The Apollo 11 mission came at the height of America’s Cold War with the Soviet Union. While the bloody Vietnam war was in full swing the moonwalk lifted Americans with a sense of euphoric achievement and a surge of patriotism. It is said that Armstrong managed to obtain his pilot’s license even before he got a car license. He had his first joyride in a plane at the tender age of 6. Just 32 years later he was standing on the moon. Continue reading “Neil Armstrong Standing On The Moon”

Drone That Crashed Inside Pakistan – Is It The Festo SmartBird?

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An alleged US spy drone crashed into Pakistani territory last week. Strangely, it looks like nothing seen in that theatre before. Stranger still, it looks a lot like the Festo SmartBird an amazing robotic bird.

The thing is, there are some significant differences. For one thing the Festo SmartBird flaps it’s wings while the drone that crashed in Pakistan is thought to have had some form of propulsion — like a propeller perhaps.

According to an Express 24/7 correspondent, Mohamamd Kazim, the drone was surveying the border when it crashed near the Pishin Scouts Frontier Corps Base compound in Chaman, 300 meters inside the Pakistani-Afghani border (5 Photographs). Continue reading “Drone That Crashed Inside Pakistan – Is It The Festo SmartBird?”