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Welcome ActivePro

We officially welcome our new partner ActivePro. The manufacturer of unique functional underwear will provide our pilots and future astronauts with there latest product line.

www.activepro.com

 

1 year, 4 months ago Comments Off on Welcome ActivePro

The QZ-1 V2

This is it…QZ.1 V2

3 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on The QZ-1 V2
Wind Tunnel Simulation Stage II.

Wind Tunnel Simulation Stage II.

The data which we gained during the second sequence of wind-tunnel simulations are still looking promising. However, it seems that we have to redesign the wings to achieve higher g-loads . Look’s like that we have to go back to the drawing board.

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Wind Tunnel Simulation Stage II.
Turbofan Jet-Engine

Turbofan Jet-Engine

After a very long research mission we finaly found a suitable jet engine. The DGEN 380 with a thrust of 255 daN (560lb) will boost the QZ-1 to an altitude of 30.000ft before we switch to the hybrid-rocket.

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Turbofan Jet-Engine

Tamron – Teaser 1/2014

This is the first teaser of the Tamron zoom lens test, featuring the SP 5-6.3 / 150-600mm, VC, USD.

For the first aerial filming sessions we decided to give our priority the Tamron SP 150-600mm lens and we were able to reap the rewards. The footage turns out great, as this lens delivers as promissed. A perfect image quality, color range and handling charackteristics making this lens to the first choice of our film crew.

3 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on Tamron – Teaser 1/2014
Visit at the DLR Germany

Visit at the DLR Germany

zenovision visited the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to learn about their innovative heat-protection-system. The system has already being tested sucessfully during the SHEFEX I & II mission’s. We met Dr.Hannah Boehrk and Hendrik Weihs, both responsible for the SHEFEX project. This is really cutting-edge technology and by far the most efficient system which we have seen so […]

3 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on Visit at the DLR Germany
New eyes for space...

New eyes for space…

We welcome our new Sponsor “Tamron”… manufacturer of precise and sophisticated optical products. Tamron lenses will be our eyes during the upcoming testflight’s and astronaut training. With the brand new and high-end lens SP150-600mm, we are able to broadcast even from high altitudes. In addition, we are fully equipped with the latest lens-line from Tamron […]

3 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on New eyes for space…
Windtunnel Testrun's

Windtunnel Testrun’s

Yes! it’s only the first month of the new Year and we already started with the first sequence of windtunnel  analysis. Within the next 4 weeks we will determine how the QZ-1 and its micro jet’s will perform under real world conditions. Starting with the horizontal flight capabilities as well as take-off and landing procedures.

3 years, 12 months ago Comments Off on Windtunnel Testrun’s
Extreme equipment for extreme conditions

Extreme equipment for extreme conditions

Extreme conditions require special equipment. With our new partner “gloryfy” from Austria we got access to the most advanced but more importantly unbreakable eyewear technology. We are realy happy and we can hardly wait in using this high-tech gadgets on our upcomming mission’s.

4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Extreme equipment for extreme conditions

Interview with a passenger

Bjoern Thomas our first passenger from Germany had a TV-interview during his visit at our Long Beach location. He explains his reasons why he want’s to go to suborbit. The video also includes some footage from the ticket handover and our flight with Bjoern to the Mojave Air & Spaceport.

4 years, 2 months ago Comments Off on Interview with a passenger