#Aerospace

An Ion drive space engine has been used on aircraft for first time!

3 weeks ago — 3 min read

Imagine an aircraft engine that has no moving parts, produces no harmful exhaust and makes no noise. That’s what researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US...

SpaceX Successfully Launches Mysterious Zuma

11 months ago — 0.5 min read

2017 was a record year for SpaceX with 18 successful launches. In 2018 the company continued to build on that achievement with another successful launch for the US government.

Engineering History – The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I

1 year ago — 12 min read

Keith Lucas was killed instantly when his BE2 biplane collided with that of a colleague over Salisbury Plain on October 5, 1916. As a captain in the Royal Flying Corps,...

Queens Speech marks the start of the countdown to the UK’s first SPACEPORT

1 year ago — 1 min read

This week's Queen's speech introduced new legislation that (regardless of Brexit) could make the UK the go-to commercial spaceport in Europe.

SpaceX Preps Next “Used Rocket” for Launch

2 years ago — 0 min read

SpaceX is preparing to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time ever next month. The 'pre-flown' Falcon 9 first stage booster was rolled into a hangar at...

Must Watch – World’s largest plane (by wingspan) rolls out of hanger

2 years ago — 1 min read

Watch as for the first time - Stratolaunch Systems Corp - moved the Stratolaunch aircraft out of the hangar to conduct aircraft fueling tests.