Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

Sabre engine put through its paces

4 days ago — 2 min read

Reaction Engine's Sabre engine - part jet, part rocket - is set to be put through its paces over the coming months. The hypersonic engine could potentially reduce the trip...

SpaceX Release Stunning Images of Demo-1 Mission

3 weeks ago — 0.5 min read

This weekend SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship (designed for astronauts) to the International Space Station. The ship - Crew Dragon - pulled off a world first on Saturday...

Airbus Solar Plane smashes records with a 26 day flight

7 months ago — 0.5 min read

Airbuses Zephyr S High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) just flew for a record 26 days straight

Isle of Wight boat builders to supercharge the British Antarctic Surveys seakeeping

10 months ago — 1.5 min read

Isle of Wight boat builders Island RIBs has been commissioned to build two 7.5m RIBs designed for the harsh environment of the Antarctic. The new boats, which will be deployed...

National Geographic reveal 3D, 360-degree video tour of the International Space Station

11 months ago — 0.5 min read

As a part of its a documentary series - "One Strange Rock" - the National Geographic Channel has created a 360-degree VR tour of the International Space Station National Geographic...

Planet-hunter telescope TESS launches today

11 months ago — 1 min read

A new tool for would be planet hunters is due to blast off from Cape Canaveral later today.