The 63rd International Astronautical Congress (IAC) took place in Naples, at its Congress centre and exhibition venue at Mostra d’Oltremare during the first week of October. The IAC Congress broke records with its attendance with 4,000 excecutives, scientists, engineers, students and space aficionados attending. IAC is organised by the International Astronautical Federation and is held every year, usually alternating between a European and a non-European city. Like the Olympics, cities vie with each other to have the honour of holding the Congress.
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The Director General of the European Space Agency, Jean-Jacques Dordain, noted why the surprise entry by the UK reusable rocket engineering firm Reaction Engines in the competition to replace the Ariane 5 rocket, did not get further
The Minister of State for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP gave his support to UK technology firm Reaction Engines Limited as it announced the success of the first and second stages of its testing of the revolutionary precooler section of a new type of engine called SABRE.
The UK’s “New Space” company Reaction Engines has posted a new news item on its website for January with a picture of the company’s founder Alan Bond and employees at Johnson Space Centre.
For all those space based solar power enthusiasts that I know are out there you might be interested in Reaction Engines report Solar Power Satellites and Spaceplanes: The SKYLON Initiative
Reaction Engines’ Skylon single stage to orbit vehicle is shown here in close proximity to the International Space Station. The UK SSTO is undergoing changes with greater payload bay detail, Hyperbola will make public more info soon
For those of you wondering about this blog post yesterday, at 0001h today this story about the European Space Agency and UK government funding technology that could be used for the Reaction Engines Skylon spaceplane went up on flightglobal.com. You can watch Reaction Engines’ Skylon spaceplane animation in the extended portion of this blog post and nicely detailed it is too
Bristol University researcher Neil Taylor presents expansion nozzle research, funded by UK company Reaction Engines, at the International Astronautical Congress 2008 held in Glasgow
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