Engineering Aerospace, Defence & Marine

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

1 month ago — Long Read

A Romanian engineer has created a working flying saucer. Seriously. Razvan Sabie, inventor of the ADIFO (All-DIrectional Flying Object) says his flying machine is designed "to change the actual paradigm...

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

Celebrating 50 years since Concordes first UK Flight

5 months ago — Long Read

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the French-British turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner Concorde's first flight from Filton Bristol to RAF Fairford.

Sabre engine put through its paces

6 months ago — Long 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

7 months ago — Quick 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...