2018 EXPLORATION INFO GRAPHIC
The Galileo Spacecraft.
The Travelling Tube
Is when Virgin Hyperloop One hopes to begin their Hyperloop systems. Elon Musk's Hyperloop is meant to be half the speed of sound which would be able to go from the East Coast of the U.S to the West Coast within one hour, The Hyperloop would be a very fast form of transport for a low price.
Launched on the 18th of October 1989 many years into the journey the antenna on the Galileo Spacecraft had many difficulties forcing NASA to improve their antennas and transmission which shaped modern day communication such as the internet.
Marco Polo was the first person to travel the entire length of what we know today as the silk road.
Born in Venice Italy in
Is when Edmund Percival Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summited Mount Everest. At first the two agreed to say that they had summited the mountain at the same time to avoid criticism from Nepalese people as they had wanted one of 'their' own to be the first to summit the mountain however later on when Tenzing was writing an auto biography he stated that Edmund was the first to summit Mount Everest.
The small island a few minutes away from Lyttleton by boat is known for the disease of Leprosy as it was a quarentine island around the 1870's for people who had the disease. Leprosy was a disease where the victims limbs would begin to fall off.
The small Quail Island
is a few minutes away Lyttelton Harbour by boat. The island was a quarantine for migrating boats but also a prison-like island for Lepers.
Sustainable cities are the next step in humanity. Instead of mining for coal we could use solar panels.
Is the amount of how much ocean is yet to be explored/ discovered.
located in the Pacific Ocean the Mariana Trench is the lowest point of the world's oceans. It is approximately 10.9 kilometers below the oceans surface.
If you went into space and travelled at the speed of light and maintained that speed for some time, when you would return to Earth everything would be different. Because everything 'around' you was moving so fast but you yourself weren't, everything aged more rapidly than you so if you spent 1 year travelling at the speed of light people on Earth may have aged 100 years.
Is the amount of moons Mars has. One is named Phobos and one is named Deimos.
Wonders Of The World
Petronas Twin Towers
170 meters above the ground this is a bridge where you can see most of Kuala Lumpur from on a clear day.
Yes there are other Twin Towers other than the WTC towers. The Petronas Twin Towers were built in 1988 being designed by Argentinian architect Cesar Pelli. Petrol company Petronas own the towers.
Machu Picchu was a village for the Inca Empire which was founded in 1438. Its elevation makes it a wonder how the villagers got food and other things like that up to the village.
King Tuts Tomb
Discovered on the 4th of November 1922 by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon the two nearly missed the tomb as they were preparing to leave the tomb sites when it was luckily discovered. The pair became very rich as the contents inside the tomb were things like gold and scientists were willing to pay colossal amounts of money to have the honour of being the first to study the ancient tomb.
Designed by four architects the statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro was built in 1931 which in todays US dollar would've cost around $3.2 million US dollars to build. The statue was built as a symbol of the Brazilian Christianity.
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About the Mariana Trench - DEEPSEA CHALLENGE Expedition. (2018). Retrieved from http://www.deepseachallenge.com/the-expedition/mariana-trench/
Christ the Redeemer | History, Height, & Facts. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/Christ-the-Redeemer
Machu Picchu. (2018). Retrieved from https://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/archaeology/machu-picchu-mystery/
(2018). Retrieved from https://www.nationalgeographic.com/archaeology-and-history/magazine/2018/03-04/findingkingtutstomb/
Around The Globe. (2018). Petronas Twin Tower An Architectural Wonder. [online] Available at: http://www.arounddeglobe.com/petronas-twin-tower-an-architectural-wonder/ [Accessed 26 Jul. 2018]
Mars Moons. (2018). Retrieved from https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/mars-moons/overview/?page=0&per_page=40&order=name+asc&search=&condition_1=6%3Aparent_id&condition_2=moon%3Abody_type%3Ailike
The Ocean: Haven’t We Already Mapped It? - Schmidt Ocean Institute. (2018). Retrieved from https://schmidtocean.org/cruise-log-post/the-ocean-havent-we-already-mapped-it/
On top of the world: Ed Hillary - Edmund Hillary | NZHistory, New Zealand history online. (2018). Retrieved from https://nzhistory.govt.nz/culture/edmund-hillary