Wright or wrong: Was this really man’s first successful flight?

NASA/Library of Congress On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright accomplished the seemingly impossible: the world's first successful manned, controlled, sustained, engine-powered, and heavier-than-air flight. Quite a mouthful, isn't it? At 10:35 AM and with winds clocking in at 27 miles per hour, the Wright brothers launched their flying machine, the 𝘞𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘍𝘭𝘺𝘦𝘳 (sometimes ...

December 17, 2020 | 1 min read

A click, a hashtag, and a satellite image: Pioneering SEA mapathon to plot out paths to Nigeria’s isolated communities

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières •Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will hold its first-ever Southeast Asia Missing Maps Mapathon on August 1. •During the mapathon, volunteers will focus on Nigeria, enabling medical teams to deliver much-needed aid to the area's isolated communities. •Mapping initiatives ...

July 29, 2020 | 3 mins read

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