Reaction Engines will be exhibiting at the IAC in Washington DC. Click here for more information.
Reaction Engines are excited to be a Bronze Sponsor of the SpaceUp Unconference in Leicester on 16th November. What is an "Unconference"? Click here to find out more!
Reaction Engines will be speaking at the FAC Annual Conference at the Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Witney. Click here for more information.
Reaction Engines has successfully tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions representing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, marking a significant milestone in the development of its SABRE™ engine and paving the way for a revolution in hypersonic flight and space access.
Reaction Engines is recognised by the Institute of Physics, winning a Business Innovation award at the institute's annual Business Awards in Westminster.
Reaction Engines launches feasibility study with Machrihanish Airbase Community Company as part of UK government funded research into UK Spaceport sites
The Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems for increased aircraft performance and capability.
Reaction Engines is delighted to announce a collaboration with the French Space Agency, the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) and the UK Space Agency to work together on a joint study to investigate the impact of air-breathing propulsion systems on future space launch architectures.
The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), with companies representing over 40 sectors and spanning every country and region across the UK.
Reaction Engines and Air Liquide have signed an agreement at the Paris Air Show for the system to supply gases and liquids to the Reaction Engines’ Westcott test facility.
The test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, will be a national asset bringing unique capability to support Hydrogen test requirements in the UK.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, recently visited Reaction Engines’ Culham headquarters where he was briefed on recent milestones in its SABRE development programme and saw how the company’s proprietary technology has the potential to revolutionise thermal management across multiple applications.
The NCC will be working with Reaction Engines Ltd, pioneers in hypersonic propulsion technology for reusable launch vehicles, to accelerate their ceramic matrix composites research.
A key element of the revolutionary SABRE™ air-breathing rocket engine successfully passes the first phase of high-temperature testing.
Winners of Large Business of the Year and Employer of the Year.
The development programme of the world’s first air-breathing rocket engine has taken an additional significant step forward, which will lead to major testing milestones being undertaken within the next 18 months.
Reaction Engines Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Matt Morris as Engineering Director.
To celebrate National Apprentice Week, our current apprentices are giving an insight into what its really like being part of our scheme...
We are delighted to have been shortlisted as finalists in the South and Vale Business Awards.
In this new role Steve will be responsible for building and growing the Company’s Applied Technologies Business Division as well as supporting the wider commercial decision making of Reaction Engines working closely with the CEO and Board.
A busy 2018 sets the stage for major development milestones...
Imagine travelling halfway around the world in a mere four hours. This may sound like science fiction, but such travel will soon be an economical reality powered by SABRE engines.
Cool your Jets...Imagine an airliner so fast it can fly from London to Sydney and back again the same day. BA Business Life Magazine discusses how we are developing the engines to make it possible.
We’re now accepting applications for our 2019 graduate intake. Find out more from three of our current graduates about the opportunities available and the highlights they have had working at Reaction Engines.
The Technicians Make it Happen campaign have interviewed a whole range of technicians working across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) about what they do. Read Baldeep’s story here.
The space age has entered a new focus with the launch of a multi-million-pound site dedicated to engineering, research and innovation.
Reaction Engines, has welcomed its new intake of graduates following the success of the inaugural year of its graduate scheme in 2017.
We have secures £26.5 million from some of the world's most influential investors in the aerospace and finance sectors.
Reaction Engines appear in an informative video alongside other innovative businesses from the Science Vale Area of the UK.
The Space Industry Bill has now been put into law. This will allow the UK space sector to keep pace with the rest of the world and continue the growth it has experience over the last decade.
Westcott BIC is seeking early-stage companies with innovative technologies, products or services that will benefit from a specialist business and technical support package. If you think you fit the bill, get in contact with the BIC.
Do you need precision machining, CAD, CNC and bespoke fabrication? Since we acquired Brite and Crossman Engineering, we can offer those services and more.
Reaction Engines, Inc. has begun construction of a new high-temperature airflow test facility where it plans to validate the performance of its precooler heat exchanger technology, an enabler of its revolutionary SABRETM engine.
Reactions Engines Test Facility, known as TF1 is located in Westcott Venture Park in Buckinghamshire, a location with a strong history of rocket propulsion research, having been used to test various UK rocket projects since 1946, including the Blue Streak and Black Arrow programmes.
Transport Minister John Hayes visited Reaction Engines today (Thursday, 7 December) to meet engineers, graduates and apprentices working on cutting edge technology that will enable the UK to compete in the global space market.
Reaction Engines joins forces with the Government on a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.
The IET have started a current affairs channel on YouTube. A must-watch for anyone in the engineering and aeropspace sector.
'All good things come to and end'. Words from Alan Bond as he retires from Reaction Engines after an incredible 28 years with the company.
The U.S. Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have awarded the U.S. subsidiary of Reaction Engines a contract to conduct high-temperature airflow testing in the United States.
The UK space industry has been given a huge boost through a £100m investment from the government. This investment is essential to make sure the UK stay ahead of the game in the world of aerospace.
Reaction Engines are very pround of Alan Bond who has been awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke ‘Space Lifetime Achievement’ award.
We're very proud of ourselves for making it to the finals of the Oxfordshire Business Awards. We're keeping our fingers crossed but we'd also like to wish the other businesses the best of luck.
Reaction Engines Ltd. today began construction of a new engine test facility. The test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, UK will enable Reaction Engines to test critical subsystems along with the testing of a SABRE engine core, which will commence in 2020.
On Monday 27 February we were delighted to welcome The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP to our facilities, demonstrating our world leading innovative technologies and manufacturing capabilities.
In 2014 OxLEP identified space related technologies in its strategic economic plan as an important sector to attract foreign direct investment and a focus for research & development projects. A project and opportunity was identified for Reaction Engines within the Growing Places Fund and in 2015 the company was awarded £140k as an investment 5 year loan.
Reaction Engines Ltd., today announces the signing of a €10m European Space Agency (ESA) contract which will enable the development of its ground based demonstrator of SABRE.
Orbital Access Ltd announced today that it has been awarded a £250,000 grant by the UK Space Agency to technically and commercially evaluate a roadmap for UK small space payload launchers. Reaction Engines are pleased to be involved alongside some other great aerospace businesses.
Reaction Engines forms a U.S. subsidiary and appoints Mark Wood to the board.
We're very pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Allam. Chris will co-ordinate BAE Systems’ collaboration on Reaction Engines’ development of its SABRE™ engine. Welcome on-board.
Learn all about how we're working with BAE Systems and using their investment to further our work.
We're pleased to announce that Jonathan Hale has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Reaction Engines. Find out more about the experience he brings to the company.
We're pleased to announce that the European commission has cleared the UK to grand £50 million in state aid for Reaction Engines' SABRE project.
Our collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. commenced in December 2013 and provides a framework for Dstl to assess the military utility of Reaction Engines’ Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (‘SABRE’) and its enabling technologies.
We're celebrating the installation of our new vacuum furnace. This state-of-the-art facility is capable of achieving temperatures up to 1200°C and a vacuum level of less than one ten billionth of the Earth’s atmosphere (10-10atm).
The SABRE engine requires a novel design of the rocket engine’s thrust chamber. The Advanced Nozzle project is demonstrating the feasibility of this concept and represents a significant technology development effort towards the SABRE demonstrator engine.
Reaction Engines welcomes Tom Scrope on board as Finance Director.
We're happy to announce that we've been awarded £60 million of investment from the British government. Find out more about how this investment will generate new jobs and push the project forward.