Archive July 2018

Spaceport Sutherland gets a green light to lift off

20 hours ago — 1 min read

Sutherlands A'Mhoine Peninsula has beat out Cornwall’s Newquay, Campbeltown in Argyll and Bute and Llanbedr, Gwynedd, Wales to secure funding for the UK's first spaceport.

Ever wanted to experience soaring over a LA beach in a flying suit?

4 days ago — 0.5 min read

Gravity Industries, the company behind the ambitious Gravity Jet Suit, has unveiled a stunning 360° footage of a sunset beach flight in LA. The company is well known for showing...

Study shows that during a heat-wave we actually can’t think straight

5 days ago — 1.5 min read

It's not just you. A new paper from Harvard researchers has shown that when it gets hot it really is more difficult to think straight. With temperatures continuing to hit...

New Resource – Make Your Engineering CV Stand Out

7 days ago — 0.5 min read

Engineering roles require a set of strong technical and transferable skills, and showcasing these on your CV is the first important step on your job search. We all know how...

‘Why would I want to do anything else?’ – Orla Murphy is Born to Engineer

1 week ago — 0.5 min read

Growing up in rural Ireland, Orla Murphy remembers how exciting it felt when her family's tractor was upgraded to include a fitted radio. As an engineer with Jaguar Land Rover...

Virgin Orbit set for Blast Off – Virgin awarded license for Aerial Satellite Launch

2 weeks ago — 1 min read

Virgin is betting its future space prospects on airborne launch and its spinoff Virgin Orbit has just been given a license for a first attempt!