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AE Podcast Ep. #13 –Skyrora's Lead Engineer Robin Hague on Scotland's New Satellite Launch Capability

Robin Hague is the Lead Engineer at the rocket startup Skyrora based in Edinburgh, Scotland. The goal of Skyrora is to provide a dedicated launch vehicle for small satellites. It has never been cheaper to build small satellites that provide imaging and communication services, and this sector of...

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AE Podcast Ep. # 12– The Perlan Project: Soaring to the Edge of Space

This episode features an in-depth look at the Perlan Project . The mission of the Perlan Project is to fly an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, in this case, by taking advantage of an aerodynamic phenomenon known as wave lift. Not only is soaring to 90,000 feet an audacious goal, but on...

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AE Podcast Ep. #11 – Dr Priyanka Dhopade on Jet Engine Optimization and Women in Engineering

On the heels of our WOMEN IN SAMPE meeting in Long Beach, we share the AeroSpace Engineering's Podcasts interview with Priyanka Dhopade. Dhopade received her PhD from the University of New South Wales in Canberra, Australia and was the recipient of the Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship award,...

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AE Podcast Ep #6 – Oxford Space Systems founder Mike Lawton on deployable space structures

We can't get enough of Rainer's Aerospace Engineering Podcast. On this episode of the podcast, Rainer speaks to Mike Lawton, who is the founder and CEO of Oxford Space Systems (OSS). OSS is an award-winning space technology company that is developing a new generation of deployable space...

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AE Podcast Ep. #5 – Concorde Chief Engineer John Britton on Supersonic Flight

In this episode, Rainer talks to John Britton. John was the chief engineer of Concorde on the British side of the enterprise from 1994 until Concorde's demise in 2003. In this conversation, John and Rainer talk about: how he ended up as the Chief Engineer of Concorde what engineering feats...