Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

NASA Wants to Send People to Venus on Space Zeppelins

 |  |  |  |  |  |  December 27, 2014


NASA is getting really metal, as of late. Mars is boring, so we should actually be going to Venus which is full of ultra-high pressures, searing temperatures, and a thick layer of clouds that are made mostly of sulfuric acid. Also, rather than sending a little robot that moves slower than a manatee that’s OD-ing on opium, NASA wants to send a manned zeppelin. More still, this zeppelin would be called HAVOC, because it’s clearly a Hydra project.

venus_blimp

“HAVOC” actually stands for High Altitude Venus Operational Concept and it would be preceded by an unmanned balloon. After that, the proper HAVOC would launch with two astronauts on board for a 30-day mission. This could even theoretically lead to a permanent floating city, because the main reason people join NASA is Star Wars.

This proposal hasn’t been approved yet, but it is an actual proposal, which is pretty cool/nuts.

[via Extreme Tech]



Cochinare Krush Portable Ice Cream Maker

Cochinare Krush Portable Ice Cream Maker

Meazor Digital Measurement Device

Meazor Digital Measurement Device

Using Power Tools Improperly

Using Power Tools Improperly

Polestar 3 Electric SUV Specs and Pricing Revealed

Polestar 3 Electric SUV Specs and Pricing Revealed

The XPeng AeroHT Flying Car Is a Giant Drone with Four Wheels

The XPeng AeroHT Flying Car Is a Giant Drone with Four Wheels

2023 Toyota Prius and Prius Prime Get Sleek New Design and Even Better Fuel Efficiency

2023 Toyota Prius and Prius Prime Get Sleek New Design and Even Better Fuel Efficiency

Advertisement