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Hypergravity helping aircraft fly further

(—ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required research under ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Engineering
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The rocket that thinks it's a jet

( -- A reusable spaceplane that can take off from a conventional aircraft runway, carry over twelve tonnes to orbit and then return to land on the same runway could be less than a decade away thanks to a one million ...

dateFeb 19, 2009 in Space Exploration
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