#Aerospace

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

1 month ago — 2 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...

SpaceX Preps Next “Used Rocket” for Launch

1 month ago — 0.5 min read

SpaceX is preparing to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time ever next month. The 'pre-flown' Falcon...

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

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

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

“Wiltshire’s Iron Man” demo’s flying suit on the shores of Vancouver harbour

2 months ago — 1.5 min read

British inventor Richard Browning - dubbed “Wiltshire’s Iron Man” - has successfully showcased his personal flight suit at Vancouver harbour....

SpaceX achieve total mission success launching its heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet

2 months ago — 1 min read

A Falcon-9 rocket has successfully launched SpaceX heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet. The rocket blasted a 6070kg (13,380 lb) Inmarsat...

Stanfords new method for recording bird flight in 3D shows how birds deform their wings

3 months ago — 2.5 min read

Engineers at Standford University have developed a new 3D method for recording the shape of birds’ wings during flight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rVJDjbJioQ...

The moment that changed spaceflight forever

3 months ago — 2 min read

SpaceX - tech mogul Elon Musk's rocket company - has released an incredible new supercut on Instagram of its historic...

Are circular runways going to take off?

3 months ago — 2 min read

Modern airports face a major constraint to growth - capacity! Current technology projects only optimise the use of the available...

Blue Origin Unveils an Enormous Engine for Manned Missions

4 months ago — 2 min read

SpaceX’s main private competitor, Blue Origin, has taken one-small-step for manned space flight by unveiling its new rocket — the...

Is Britain joining the space race?

5 months ago — 5 min read

The government is considering plans that might see satellites blasting off from British soil in the next three years. On...

#cubesat ISRO launch 104 Satellites to smash the world launch record

5 months ago — 4 min read

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history today by launching a record 104 satellites into the earth’s lower orbit...

Bristol hosts MAAXX – The Worlds First Autonomous Drone Race

6 months ago — 4.5 min read

Drone enthusiasts are set to descend on the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) as it hosts an...

Suit Up – Boeing Reveals Sleeker & “Cooler” Starliner Spacesuit

6 months ago — 3 min read

With the Boeing CST-100 Starliner set to take to space in 2018 Boeing have revealed that its passengers and crew...

#cubesat Joint UK and Algeria CubeSat Mission beams back first color image

6 months ago — 3.5 min read

The AlSat Nano, a CubeSat designed and built at the University of Surrey in just 18 months, has successfully captured...

#cubesat India set to launch 100+ satellites in a single mission

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

CubeSats have been a 'big' hit over the last few years - with nearly 564 launched before November last year....

ESA Mars orbiter is preparing for atmosphere plunge

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

While we hope you are taking it easy for the holiday season this year, you might want to spare a...

Birmingham University Is Stepping Up to Tackle the Engineering Gap

7 months ago — 3.5 min read

Last month the BBC highlighted the engineering gap; pointing out the shocking fact that women make up only 8% of...

#CubeSat CubeSat lifespans double as NanoRack repurposes ISS supply vehicle as launch platform

8 months ago — 3 min read

The International Space Station (ISS) has been used as a launch platform for a whole range of CubeSats over the...