Reaction Engines Limited

Type: Company
Name: Reaction Engines Limited
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Sylon SABRE engine could help fuel U.S. military engine development

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory is interested in learning more about British space plane engine technology that could be used for future U.S. military hypersonic aircraft. The Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE) is being developed by ... [Published TweakTown - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Space Plane Tech Could Power Hypersonic Aircraft​ for US Military

Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory is studying hypersonic vehicles that would use the Synergetic Air-Breathing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Everything you wanted to know about the future of air travel

zoom Featured Video Close“The current technology is coming to maturity. So there is no big potential left, let’s say, to enable this step change in performance that we need. So we need new architectures, new technologies.”Nicolas FouquetEADS UK ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Space lives! 10 projects powering the next generation of space tech

Space exploration is far from dead. There are many innovative projects occurring around the world to advance our understanding of the universe, and they're using amazing technologies.The Solar Probe Plus will launch by 2018.Image: NASAWhen NASA started ... [Published Tech Republic - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Oxfordshire: Reaction Engines graduates from Culham Innovation Centre

One of Culham Innovation Centre’s longest-established customers, Reaction Engines Limited (REL), is preparing to move to new offices at Culham Science Centre due to rapid expansion, which will see the company recruit 100 new staff over the next 12-18 ... [Published Business Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

The spaceship reinvented for new frontiers

(CNN) -- More than half a century after Sputnik, space travel remains shockingly wasteful. Every rocket we launch at the cost of hundreds of millions of dollars can only be used once and completes its mission by falling to Earth in pieces. This disposable ... [Published CNN - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UK’s eight potential locations for its first spaceport unveiled

How Britain’s first spaceport may look. Photo: UK Space Agency/PASpace tourists could be blasting into orbit from one of eight sites named as possible locations for Britain’s first spaceport in just four years’ time.Six of the sites shortlisted for the ... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Spaceport support?

Senior reporterThe prospect of a UK spaceport being built has generated plenty of public excitement but does it actually make sense for the aerospace industry?18 July 2014 | By Stephen HarrisThis week’s announcement of eight shortlisted sites for a potential ... [Published Engineer Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

UK Government Announces Plan to Build a Spaceport to Send Tourists to Space

The UK will soon launch the world’s first ever spaceport outside the United States. The goal of launching this spaceport is to send tourists into space. The UK government says that it launch tourists into space as soon as 2018.The plans to build this ... [Published Carrentals.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 6 reports

UK to open spaceport by 2018

Plans to open a spaceport by 2018 were unveiled at Farnborough Airshow today, as figures revealed the space sector has grown at 7.2 per cent over the last two years.A report by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) highlighted eight airfields that could ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

UK to become 'capital of space' with maiden spaceport

Editor's note: The 49th Farnborough International Airshow takes place in Hampshire, England between 14-20 July 2014. Considered one of the biggest aviation events in the world, CNN will be there talking to all the big industry names.(CNN) -- Britain has ... [Published CNN - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Paper Airplanes: Billions Needed For New Super/Hyper-sonic Designs

After Sir Richard Branson launches the first passenger flight of his Virgin Galactic space venture, possibly later this year, he’s indicated that he will turn his attention to developing a supersonic commercial aircraft that can transit from New York ... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]

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"AFRL is formulating plans to look at advanced vehicle concepts based on Reaction Engine's heat-exchanger technology and SABRE engine concept" said AFRL officials, in a statement recently sent to Space.com
"We have passed the major obstacles, and what we have now are normal engineering problems," says Bond. "It's about designing and testing, but there's no question that with the physics efficiencies the engine depends on -- we're there."
...In a recent paper he wrote that "… given the absence of wilful competitors it is also speculated that the Chinese intend to establish a helium-3 monopoly"
The only plausible way to procure materials cheaply is to get them from low-gravity environments, like the Moon and asteroids. "It would be smart … to mine space, rather than try to rocket up a steel I-beam" Steltzner says

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Sylon SABRE engine could help fuel U.S. militar... [Published TweakTown - 12 hours ago]
Space Plane Tech Could Power Hypersonic Aircraf... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 18 2014]
Everything you wanted to know about the future ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 18 2014]
Space lives! 10 projects powering the next gene... [Published Tech Republic - Aug 15 2014]
Oxfordshire: Reaction Engines graduates from Cu... [Published Business Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
The spaceship reinvented for new frontiers [Published CNN - Aug 08 2014]
The new space race: Mining the moon [Published Daily Express - Aug 06 2014]
Could We Ever Build an Artificial World? [Published Popular Mechanics - Jul 28 2014]
UK’s eight potential locations for its first sp... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 21 2014]
Spaceport support? [Published Engineer Online - Jul 18 2014]
Space planes, rocket launches on UK's wish list [Published Spaceflight Now - Jul 17 2014]
UK Government Announces Plan to Build a Spacepo... [Published Carrentals.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
UK to open spaceport by 2018 [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
UK Targets Eight Spaceport Sites for 2018 [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 15 2014]
From Scotland to space: UK’s first spaceport by... [Published PC Pro - Jul 15 2014]
Spaceport Britain: 'No challenge is insurmounta... [Published BBC - Jul 15 2014]
Glasgow Prestwick named as possible location fo... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Jul 15 2014]
Britain's spaceport ambitions revealed [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 15 2014]
UK to become 'capital of space' with maiden spa... [Published CNN - Jul 14 2014]
Paper Airplanes: Billions Needed For New Super/... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]
Britain planning spaceport [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Alan Bond: The British engineer says he will re... [Published The Independent - Jul 06 2014]
Does Britain need its own space port? [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
British spaceport launch within five years [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
The Infrastructure Problem [1] [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 25 2014]
Your chance to learn more about the UK’s most e... [Published Engineer Online - Apr 04 2014]
Reaction Engines Ltd signs Cooperative Research... [Published SpaceRef - Jan 17 2014]
Reaction Engines signs Cooperative Agreement wi... [Published Space Daily - Jan 14 2014]
Reaction Engines enter R&D agreement with US Ai... [Published Engineer Online - Jan 13 2014]
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The Infrastructure Problem [1] [Published Centauri Dreams - Apr 25 2014]
Nick Nielsen today tackles an issue we’ve often discussed in these pages, the space-based infrastructure many of us assume necessary for deep space exploration. But infrastructures grow in complexity in relation to the demands placed upon them, and ...
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