When it arrives in Los Angeles, Space Shuttle Endeavour, will slowly ‘commute’ through the city

Another epic journey for the retirement of a space shuttle. This one is Endeavour and it is destined for Los Angeles. It will arrive at the airport, LAX, on September 20, where it will be moved through heart of the city to the California Science Center 다운로드.

This will be the first time a spacecraft has been moved through a city and it should be quite a spectacle.

Moving the shuttle — which measures 57 feet tall at the tip of the tail and has a wingspan of 78 feet — will be no easy task 캐나다 영화 다운로드. Trees will be pruned back or taken out. Power lines will be raised. Traffic signals will be removed.

At its top speed, the transporters carrying the shuttle will travel about 2 mph along the city streets 다운로드.

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Energy 101 – Electric Vehicles

This edition of Energy 101 highlights the benefits of electric vehicles, including improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and lower maintenance costs 사육백서.

Electric Vehicle = EV

“80% of drivers travel less than 40 miles round-trip for their daily commute 인코딩 다운로드. Which is just right for an EV.”

“Many of today’s EV’s can go up to 100 miles on a single charge, and battery technology is continuing to advance 다운로드. Becoming smaller while storing more energy.”

“It’s a highly efficient technology, up to 80% of battery’s energy is transferred to the car.”