Otto Lilienthal’s glider

The German engineer Otto Lilienthal was the first person to make successful flights with a glider designed by himself.

Road transport, articulated lorry

Articulated lorries play an important role in road transport.

MÁV M61 diesel engine (1963)

The legendary M61 class locomotives of the Hungarian State Railways were manufactured by Nohab.

Electric surface transport

Trolleybuses and trams are environment-friendly means of public transport

North River Steamboat (Clermont) (1807)

Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.

Sailing ships

Schooners, first built in the Netherlands in the 17th century, were mainly used as merchant ships.

Bireme (ancient oared warship)

A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.

Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope orbits outside the distorting influence of Earth´s atmosphere.

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

The range of applications of unmanned aerial vehicles ('drones') keeps growing.

Evolution of the bicycle

The changing bicycle, at first mocked as a toy, is a true mirror of the technical development over the last three centuries.

Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle was a manned, reusable spacecraft operated by NASA.

Transport networks

The animation presents the main air, water and land routes and transport hubs.

Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, 1937)

The suspension bridge that stretches above the strait between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean was opened in 1937.

Sputnik 1 (1957)

The Soviet-made satellite was the first spacecraft to be launched into outer space (in October 1957).

The development of automobiles

Automobiles have evolved a lot since the late 19th century.

MAV V40 (Kando locomotive, 1932)

The first Hungarian-made locomotive powered directly from the national electricity network without complicated transformations.

Hovercraft, SR.N4 Mk.III

Hovercraft are capable of travelling at high speed above the surface of water.

Chain Bridge (Budapest)

The Széchényi Chain Bridge, named after István Széchenyi, was the first permanent bridge across the Danube between Pest and Buda.

Motorcycle

This animation demonstrates the construction of motorcycles.

Ambulance car

This animation demonstrates the most important equipment of ambulance cars.

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