#Aerospace

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

1 week 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...

Sabre engine put through its paces

5 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...

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

9 months ago — Long 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

2 years ago — Quick 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

2 years ago — Deep Dive

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

2 years ago — Quick 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.