Engineering

Space Travel

There are lots of technical problems in designing a liquid fuelled rocket; such as how do you light it, relight it, how do you stop combustion instability shaking the rocket to pieces, how do you [more…]

Ross, Going Postal
Engineering

Space Travel

There are lots of weird and wonderful schemes for powering spacecraft, but in practice only three classes of engine have been built today that could realistically power a spacecraft in the next few decades. (aside: [more…]