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Rahul Verma
30 Jan 2023, 15:39

Nasa's new rocket engine could shorten the journey time to Mars and Moon: A game-changer for deep space exploration

Nasa's new rocket engine could shorten the journey time to Mars and Moon: A game-changer for deep space exploration

Nasa's new rocket engine could shorten the journey time to Mars and Moon: A game-changer for deep space exploration

As Nasa gears up for a return to the moon with the Artemis mission, the administration has announced that researchers have successfully developed and tested a new type of rocket supersonic rocket engine called a Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine (RDRE) that will help Nasa with deep space missions.The point of RDRE designs is to use less fuel while also providing more thrust than the current propulsion system that Nasa and other companies rely on.

Spaceport boss says it's challenging being a successful woman in the space industry as some people exclude her from conversations
Kate Duffy
28 Jan 2023, 17:52

Spaceport boss says it's challenging being a successful woman in the space industry as some people exclude her from conversations

Melissa Thorpe, head of Spaceport Cornwall, said she didn't look like the average spaceport director and has faced several challenges.

I ticked 'watching a rocket launch' off my bucket list. But it was nothing like SpaceX and Blue Origin missions because the spacecraft took off horizontally.
Kate Duffy
22 Jan 2023, 15:54

I ticked 'watching a rocket launch' off my bucket list. But it was nothing like SpaceX and Blue Origin missions because the spacecraft took off horizontally.

Virgin Orbit's Cosmic Girl armed with the LauncherOne rocket under its wing.Mat...