After a series of successful tests on the Skylon spaceplane's SABRE engine, the UK government has decided to invest another £60 million to continue developing it. The scramjet-based tech could pave the way for cheaper space travel, since it carries little oxygen on board and can maneuver lik
1 year ago
Want to get from New York to Perth in under 4 hours, or maybe just head to outer space on a lark? Reaction Engines' \"Skylon\" mach 5 spaceplane might be your chariot -- or not. Its scheme of ingesting oxygen from the atmosphere instead of stowing it like a 50-year old modern multi-stage rocket soun
2 years ago
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.
Green transportation took off for the stars this week as Inhabitat reported that the European Space Agency has approved of a new hydrogen-powered \"Skylo
3 years ago