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TEDxBRISTOL 2011 - RICHARD NOBLE OBE - BLOODHOUND SCC - THE FASTEST CAR IN THE WORLD

TEDxBristol 2011 took place on Thursday 8th September 2011, at the MSHED Museum, in Bristol, South West England. Find more of our talks, the videos, the audio and the TEDxBristol experience, online at: http://www.tedxbristol.comABOUT THE SPEAKER:Don't forget to read more about this speaker, at the TEDxBristol website, here: http://tedxbristol.com/2011/05/22/richard-noble-obeAgainst a background of today's low risk culture, Richard Noble specialises in developing high risk ventures. Project Director of the BLOODHOUND Project, the engineering adventure for the 21st century, pushing the limits and inspiring young engineers and scientists with an incredible car capable of 1,000mph. Obviously not all of them can be successful, but the Thrust2 programme which brought the World Land Speed Record back to Britain in 1983 and the Thrust SSC first ever supersonic land speed record programme are the best known.Visit the website to learn more about this incredible land car: http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/Richard Noble's other projects include the ARV Super2 light aircraft, the Atlantic Sprinter Blue Riband contender, Programme Funding, an original television funding company, Farnborough Aircraft, the first distributed travel air taxi aircraft and currently the Mach 1.4 Bloodhound SSC project the latest in the long line of Land Speed Record cars.ABOUT TEDx:In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.*(*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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