The SABRE engine- powering future space access

The revolutionary SABRE air-breathing rocket engine, has the potential to transform access to Space. This lecture will explore the unique characteristics of the SABRE engine and the prospects it offers for a single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle with aircraft-like operation. SABRE is at heart a rocket engine designed to power aircraft directly into space (single-stage to orbit) […]

Making Time

Why does Russia have 11 time zones while China has just one? Peter Sherman investigates the history, politics and technology behind some of the world’s most incongruous ways of telling time.