Have you ever dreamed of the ultimate trip? Across country train trip or a flight to the international space station? Interestingly enough, there are many similar parts that make every kind of trip possible. From safety cables for testing purposes to wire sleeves that are used to protect every kind of cable, there are many kinds of small parts that are important to making sure that every trip is as successful as possible.
Scientists and engineers spend hours, and sometimes years, perfecting the smallest and biggest of parts. When you are riding a ski lift to the summit you may not realize it that there are many safety cables that are playing important roles in the what you hope to be the best run ever down the mountain.
Finding the Right Vacation Option Often Makes You Rely on a Number of Safety Precautions
When was the last time that you were able to take the trip of your lifetime? Were you ever scared at any point during that trip? If you have ever been on a ski lift, an airplane, or one of the lucky few who have had a chance to fly to the international space station then you likely have understood the thrill of excitement, as well as the fear of danger.
Consider some of these amazing facts and figures about the kind of travel that is available today as well as the kinds of protective features that are required to make all of these vehicles as safe as possible:
- The International Space Stations solar array wingspan, which is 240 feet, is about the same length as the world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380 when included among U.S. airlines.
- Amtrak ranks number five in domestic passengers carried.
- The U.S. spent almost $610 billion in military spending in 2017, some of which is spent on the smallest of protective pieces.
- The EMI Shielding market is forecast to grow at an annual rate of 5.5% between 2018 and 2024, because it is used in a wide range of applications.
- Aviation data company FlightAware estimates that there is an average of 9,728 planes carrying 1.27 million people in the air at any given moment.
- The aerospace and defense (A and D) industry generated $865 billion in economic output in 2017.