Reaction Engines Limited

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Name: Reaction Engines Limited
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

NI UK & Ireland announce 2014 engineering impact award finalists

National Instruments has announced the shortlisted finalists in the 2014 Engineering Impact Awards, to honour the UK & Ireland’s most innovative engineering projects using NI software and hardware.NI provides powerful, flexible technology solutions that ... [Published Microwave Journal - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

How might space travel change our cities?

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Free RAeS Space event for 11-14 year-olds, 7 October 2014

The Royal Aeronautical Society is delighted to invite 11-14 year-olds and their teachers to join us at our FREE, Space-themed event we are holding on Tuesday 7 October, at our beautiful headquarters building, No.4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ, in celebration ... [Published Royal Aeronautical Society - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Power Satellite Progress

This is a follow-up on my " Dollar a Gallon Gasoline ” article from April 2. That article proposed power satellites as a way to solve energy, carbon, climate, water and even economic stagnation problems. The follow up is on an alternate transport system ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

SABRE program initiated

By Mikhail Makhov By Mikhail Makhov There were multiple spectacles at the recent Farnborough International Airshow, one of the largest aerospace trade gatherings in the world. However, Reaction Engines Ltd, a private company located in the United Kingdom, ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Graduate engineer career guide to the aerospace industry

10 July 2014An introduction to working in the UK’s aerospace sector, what kind of jobs are on offer and where to find them.Why work in Aerospace? It’s one of the most exciting and varied industries in the UKWhether you want to help usher in a new age ... [Published Engineer Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Did Britain Just Discover the Future of Space Flight?

Suddenly, everybody and his brother wants to go to space -- then come back home and go again.You've probably heard that Elon Musk is hard at work at SpaceX, tinkering with a new version of his Falcon 9 space rocket to make it "reusable." After launching ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Space planes, rocket launches on UK's wish list

FARNBOROUGH, England -- The British government has announced plans to develop a spaceport, revealing candidate sites across the United Kingdom and fostering closer ties with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to revamp regulations and lure space ... [Published Spaceflight Now - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Bond: The British engineer says he will revolutionise space travel – and he's building the rocket to do it

Some time in the middle of the next decade a revolutionary new engine will propel a reusable space plane called Skylon towards the heavens, hopefully changing the way we escape our atmosphere for ever. The Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (Sabre) ... [Published The Independent - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

British spaceport launch within five years

Science Minister David Willetts wants a British spaceport up and running within five to ten years to take advantage of the growing space tourism industry A British spaceport could be launching crafts into space within five years, the science minister ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Does Britain need its own space port?

Science Minister David Willetts wants to build a launch site for space rockets in Britain within the next tens years – but why does Britain need one? It’s currently worth around £9bn a year, employs nearly 30,000 highly skilled people and has an average ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Your chance to learn more about the UK’s most exciting engineering projects

It was one of the highlights of week. The audience gathered around with anticipation, curious and eager to get a glimpse at the contents of the suitcase. And from inside, the speaker produced an engineering marvel.The final session of last year’s inaugural ... [Published Engineer Online - Apr 04 2014]

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This is a follow-up on my " Dollar a Gallon Gasoline ” article from April 2. That article proposed power satellites as a way to solve energy, carbon, climate, water and even economic stagnation problems. The follow up is on an alternate transport system powered by microwaves rather than lasers."
...are the new opportunities in space? Commercial spaceflight, we believe, is one of those opportunities that could matter for the UK," Parker said. "In the years to come, we see the need for providing low-cost access to space, not only for our existing low-cost satellites but also the opportunity for the person on the street to go to space -- the opportunity for space tourism."
...about finding a way of getting into space far more cheaply and easily, but I had no fixed opinion about who would foot the bill for it," he said. "But after the project failed, I was advised by a very wealthy businessman to get into the business of selling space planes directly."
Since then, Britain had a policy of "no launchers and no astronauts, but excellence in small satellites" , as Science Minister David Willetts put it

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NI UK & Ireland announce 2014 engineering impac... [Published Microwave Journal - Sep 22 2014]
How might space travel change our cities? [Published Virgin Group - Sep 16 2014]
Free RAeS Space event for 11-14 year-olds, 7 Oc... [Published Royal Aeronautical Society - Sep 12 2014]
Power Satellite Progress [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 10 2014]
SABRE program initiated [Published Individual.com - Sep 10 2014]
Graduate engineer career guide to the aerospace... [Published Engineer Online - Aug 28 2014]
Did Britain Just Discover the Future of Space F... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Aug 23 2014]
Space planes, rocket launches on UK's wish list [Published Spaceflight Now - Jul 17 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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