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Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Mars Perseverance Landing: Don’t Miss It!

Today will see the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. And this isn’t just another Mars rover. It also has a helicopter/drone to play with! NASA calls the Perseverance landing on Mars its most challenging yet. Part of the reason why has to do with the...
Blended Wing Body Aircraft: Design Challenges

Blended Wing Body Aircraft: Design Challenges

Drawings and scale prototypes of blended wing body designs have been around for some time. But why don’t we have one in production yet? What are the challenges of making these designs work? As we discussed recently, there aren’t many developments in aviation that lead...
Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne Reaches Orbit!

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne Reaches Orbit!

In the second time trying, Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne successfully left Earth’s cradle, and deployed nine NASA satellites. It is an impressive programme, and could have some interesting applications. And implications… These days most interesting news about 747s have...