Saturday, April 9, 2011

Honk! Bus of the Future? (Have a stupid weekend)

Dutch astronaut unleashes 155 mph 'Superbus'.

From an article posted in the Science section of The Register, 8th April 2011. See the Superbus in action here. You can say that you were among the first to see it in action.

Text from article:

A Dutch former astronaut is hoping the future of public transport could be a 250 km/h (155 mph) "Superbus" - a 23-seater electric beast stretching an impressive 15 metres (49 ft).

Wubbo Ockels, who flew as a mission specialist on Challenger's STS-61A mission back in 1985, has worked with a design team from the TU Delft University to create the "new concept for sustainable mobility".

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The sub-title of the journal, The Register, helps us to better understand their mission in life. It reads: "Biting the hand that feeds IT".

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