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Tykeanaut
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posted 09-30-2013 04:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Institute of Physics Lecture at the University of Worcester, Worcester, UK
The SKYLON Spaceplane – The Future of Spaceflight

The SKYLON Spaceplane, powered by revolutionary SABRE rocket engines, has the potential to transform access to Space. This lecture will explore the prospects it offers for a single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle with aircraft- like operation and will discuss work currently underway in the UK and Europe to demonstrate the en gine and vehicle technology.
7.30 - 9.00pm with Dr. Alan Bond, Corporate Programme Director, Reaction Engines Ltd.

Tykeanaut
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posted 02-02-2014 12:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Please note the speaker is listed as Dr. Robert Bond, Corporate Programmes Director.

Anyone going?

spaceman
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posted 02-12-2014 12:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for spaceman   Click Here to Email spaceman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thinking of coming to the lecture... how is the flood?

Tykeanaut
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posted 02-13-2014 02:54 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Lecture cancelled due to the floods. Will post details of rescheduled event when known.

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posted 03-20-2014 11:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
All I know at the moment is it is hoped to reschedule this into their Autumn programme of lectures.

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posted 08-10-2014 12:31 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This lecture is now at 7.30pm on Thursday 16th October. It is also to be held at a new venue: The Countess Of Huntingdon Hall, Deansway, Worcester.

Tickets are free and available by contacting the box office on 01905 611427 or visiting their website.

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