Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

SpaceX Starship Test Flight: A Fiery Day with Promising Future

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On April 20, 2023, SpaceX's highly anticipated Starship rocket experienced a dramatic test flight that ended in an explosion just minutes after liftoff. Despite this "rapid unscheduled disassembly", the event marked a significant step forward in developing the world's largest and most powerful rocket. The Day of the...

X-59 QueSST Tail Milestone Reached

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The supersonic future of aviation is coming closer to reality as the Lockheed Martin X-59 QueSST ("Quiet SuperSonic Technology") reaches a significant milestone. The experimental aircraft, developed in partnership with NASA, has installed its tail assembly. The X-59 aims to revolutionise the aviation industry by making supersonic travel...

The Future of Hydrogen-Powered Aviation: Fresson Project Takes Flight

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The global aviation industry is undergoing a significant transformation as it embraces sustainability and seeks to reduce its carbon footprint. One promising avenue for achieving this goal is the development of hydrogen-powered aircraft, with the Fresson project being a prime example of this innovation. Led by Cranfield Aerospace...