Students from Cranfield University are designing their own space rocket, which they hope to launch into the skies above the US later this year.
Members of the University’s CRANSeds society (which stands for Cranfield Students for the Exploration and Development of Space) are taking part in an extracurricular project to design and develop a rocket for the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC), which will take place in Las Cruces, New Mexico, in June.
Bloor Homes is providing a skatepark on the Cranfield Park developmentCranfield Parish Council...Read More
Cranfield University Research Fellow’s Innovative ‘bouncy castle’ keeps Airbus operators safe and saves €2.5m
A Cranfield University Research Fellow based at Airbus Broughton, has come up with an idea to keep operators safe while speeding up aircraft production.
José-Angel Gonzalez-Domingo, working with the Manufacturing Research and Technology team at Airbus, was asked to improve the installation process for hydraulic systems during A320 wing production.Read More
Carol Vorderman, TV host and honorary RAF Group Captain, flew into Cranfield Airport on Monday for a short visit to the University.
The former Countdown mathematician, who holds a pilot’s licence and owns a twin-propellor Diamond DA42, set off from Cambridge International Airport in the University’s Slingsby T67 Firefly and made the short journey to Cranfield Airport.Read More
Project to offer practical solutions for improved river and surrounding land management
Cranfield University will be leading an international project to look at how better and more integrated river management could help deliver UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read More
Cranfield University and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have recruited the UK’s first garden water scientist
Cranfield University and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) have recruited the UK’s first garden water scientist.
Janet Manning, a Cranfield alumna with extensive experience in water science and engineering roles and a keen interest in domestic gardening, has been selected to join the charity’s 60-strong science team based at RHS Garden Wisley.
In her role, she aims to find the best watering products and techniques available, and to promote their benefits to RHS members, businesses and the wider public.Read More
At a Rookery South Community Energy Initiative (RSCEI) presentation to Cranfield Parish Council Councillor Robert Morris, ward councillor for Cranfield and Marston Moretaine, urged residents to sign up to the scheme.
“I strongly recommend that people apply for the scheme
“Because every penny that comes from this means that it’s a penny less that Covanta will have in their pockets.
“You are, technically, giving them a bloody nose by taking the money.”Read More
Plan:MK given the green light by Inspector
Green space, original MK design principles, and affordable homes underpin next chapter in MK’s growth.
Plan:MK, the local plan setting out how Milton Keynes will grow until 2031, has been found ‘sound’ by a government Inspector; a crucial milestone before the plan can be adopted.Read More
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