Civilian Space Travel (02:04)
Learn about the Roton rocket; designed to travel within the Earth's orbit.
Flying Car (01:07)
The German Association for Technical Inspection has recently approved a flying car with removable wings.
The Car of the Future (02:01)
The basic concept of the car will stay the same, and they will be much more high tech. A prototype self-steering car is already being tested.
The Prometheus Project (02:32)
Learn the components and programming of the self-steering Prometheus car. See testing of smart cars.
Features of the Future Car (02:00)
Video from an integrated thermo graphic camera is projected onto the windshield to help drivers see better at night. Traffic navigation systems are tested in Tokyo.
Holiday in Space (02:05)
See the Roton, a craft in which civilians may someday take flight, orbiting Eart at the speed of a rocket. A space hotel is also in development.
Hypersound Flight (01:32)
Germany's futuristic passenger jet, Sanger, will be a rocket and airplane mix and will travel 7 times the speed of sound.
Steering with Thought (01:46)
Pilots at Wright-Patterson air force base in Dayton, Ohio learn how to fly an aircraft with their minds. Weeks of training are necessary in order to be able to transmit a thought to the computer.
A3XX Super Jumbo Jet (01:05)
New wing designs for jets resemble those of a bird, making new jets more economical and safer. Adjustable wing profiles "guarantee ideal flight conditions," irrespective of other variables.
Modern Camping Vehicles (01:42)
Innovative RV designs focus on increased comfort. Convertible furniture modules offer state of the art gadgetry enabling multiple functions in one space.
Roton Travel Conditions (01:56)
Space sickness is common among astronauts in the first 24 hours of flight; this could deter travelers from spending a day or two in space.
Testing New Car Designs (02:14)
Test cars cover thousands of kilometers in just a few days. Visit the most advanced climatic garage in the world, where German engineers test cars in polar conditions.
Environmental Solutions (01:38)
Electric and Hydrogen cars are eco-friendly alternatives. Developers work on how to reduce the use of passenger cars.
Roton prototype (01:06)
In five to six years, developers hope to be selling tickets for Roton space vacations.
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