The Popular Science magazine lists Taurus Electro among Ten Best Innovations of 2008!

Taurus Electro is side-by-side with elite names e.g. NASA Mars lander, GeoEye1 satellite and LBC, the farthest-seeing telescope ever built.
 
 

The Popular Science magazine published the "Best of - What's new 2008" picks for the best innovations and innovators of the year. The title was awarded in 11 categories, such as Auto Tech, Computing, Health, Security...
Pipistrel's plane Taurus Electro was chosen among the top 10 innovations in the "Aviation & Space" category, next to such elite names as for example NASA Mars lander, GeoEye1 satellite and LBC, the farthest-seeing telescope ever built.

 


About the magazine:

Popular Science is an American monthly magazine founded in 1872 carrying articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects. Popular Science has won over 58 awards, including the ASME awards for its journalistic excellence in both 2003 (for General Excellence) and 2004 (for Best Magazine Section). PopSci has been translated into over 30 languages and goes out to at least 45 countries.

From 1935 to 1949, the magazine sponsored a series of short films, produced by Jerry Fairbanks and released by Paramount Pictures. On January 25, 2007, Time Warner sold this magazine, along with 17 other special interest magazines, to Bonnier Magazine Group.

Currently, the magazine consists of several sections, including: Headlines, a general recap of current discoveries and issues in science; FYI, interesting questions that are asked by readers and answered by writers; and How 2.0, projects for the average reader, as well as interesting achievements made by people across the globe.
Mark Jannot is the editor in the US edition.

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