Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

Drone superhighways and airports are coming – let’s make sure they don’t make life miserable

Deep Dive

Within just two years, the UK could be home to the planet’s biggest drone superhighway thanks to the plans of a group of technology companies. It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s just one of a number of projects in the pipeline as...

6 things you missed today in Space News

Long Read

Today was a very busy day in space news. It's a sign of the times that today saw six major bits of space-news pass without much fanfare. Only a few years ago any one of these stories would have been major news across all tech outlets, but with...

UK sets sights on reusable hypersonic jet tech

Long Read

Aerospace engineers in the UK are exploring how new hypersonic tech can be used by the the military. The United States, Russia, and China have all developed missiles which can fly at several times the speed of sound. This makes them very difficult to track and especially tricky...

First ever transoceanic voyage by an Autonomous cargo ship completed

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The Prism Courage, developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries, has become the first ship to complete a transoceanic voyage autonomously. The ship, designed to carry natural gas, navigated all the way from the Gulf of Mexico, along the Panama Canal, and the across the Pacific Ocean to South Korea...

Is the private mission to the International Space Station a gamechanger?

Deep Dive

Ax-1: why the private mission to the International Space Station is a gamechanger The crew consisting of pilot Larry Connor of the United States, commander Michael López-Alegría of Spain and the United States, and mission specialists Mark Pathy and Eytan Stibbe from Canada and Israel. Axiom Space Ian Whittaker,...

Zipline’s drones reduce blood wastage by 67% in Rwanda

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Zipline’s has been celebrating its impact on the healthcare system in Rwanda and Ghana. Zipline has spent the last decade looking at the problem of Africa geography and its impact on healthcare. The company has taken an engineering approach; building out a complex network of drones managed by...