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NASA: blowing up asteroids and planetary defence

​As part of its programme of research, development and exploration, NASA is embarking on two huge missions involving the study of asteroids.Firstly, NASA has announced it is to attempt to alter th...

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What is suborbital space flight? An engineer explains

​Two very rich men have been racing each other into space.Sir Richard Branson came out the winner, beating his fellow billionaire and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos by just a few days. On 11th July 2021...

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"Turning my back on medicine was a big decision" - Maneesha Bhate, Software Design Authority Enterprise Architect

​Firmly set on a career in medicine, it was only when volunteering at a local hospital that Maneesha Bhate realised it wasn’t her destined route. With her father already a successful engineer, she ...

Rolls Royce’s all electric plane ready for first flight
Rolls Royce’s all electric plane ready for first flight

​​A state-of-the-art electric plane developed by Rolls Royce has completed a critical test of the integration of the aircraft’s propulsion system ahead of flight testing. Known as the ‘Spirit of In...

Virgin announces five year net-zero plan
Virgin announces five year net-zero plan

​​Virgin Media has announced a five-year plan to achieve net-zero carbon operations and zero waste operations by 2025. Known as the ‘Meaningful Connections’ programme, Virgin plans to address thre...

Lockdown Roadmap: Insights from Morson CEO, Ged Mason, and Reed chairman, James Reed
Lockdown Roadmap: Insights from Morson CEO, Ged Mason, and Reed chairman, James Reed

​Monday’s highly anticipated ‘lockdown roadmap’ announcement has left in its wake a mixed feeling amongst businesses, but one of overwhelming positivity with some ‘normality’ set to return to the U...

Morson's Janet Mottram named Recruitment Juice's Apprentice of the Year
Morson's Janet Mottram named Recruitment Juice's Apprentice of the Year

​Congratulations to Janet Mottram from Morson’s aerospace recruitment division who was awarded Apprentice of the Year by Recruitment Juice.Recruitment Juice is the recruitment industry’s no.1 fully...

Astronaut   Blog Photo I'm an engineer - how can I become an astronaut?
I'm an engineer - how can I become an astronaut?

​While it seems like an inaccessible dream, many people with jobs in engineering, particularly at an advanced level, might actually be qualified to go boldly where few have ever been before.The Eur...

United Airlines developing electric air taxes
United Airlines developing electric air taxes

​US airline United has announced plans to partner with Archer Aviation on the development of up to 200 electric air taxis. Start-Up company, Archer, is one of several companies joining the emergin...

GKN aerospace announces sustainable flight programme
GKN aerospace announces sustainable flight programme

​The programme is supported by the UK Research and Innovation’s Industry Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and is a key part of £125 million Future Flight Challenge. 15 collaborators will also be inv...

Coventry to open world's first airport for electric aircraft
Coventry to open world's first airport for electric aircraft

​Known as ‘Air One’, the pop-up airport in Coventry will be the world’s first to showcase flying taxis and drones. The site is scheduled to open in the North of the city in November and will be loc...

Boeing commits to 2030 Sustainable Fuel Plan for its aircraft
Boeing commits to 2030 Sustainable Fuel Plan for its aircraft

​​The aviation industry had committed to dramatically reducing its carbon emission by 2050 and due to this, the proportion of SAF that aircraft use in their fuel mix will have to continue to rise.B...

Helping Forces Veterans' transition into the next chapter in their careers
Helping Forces Veterans' transition into the next chapter in their careers

​Based at RNAS Yoevilton and RNAS Culdrose, Morson Technical Services deliver high-quality engineering and technical outsourced services to military maintenance and repair operations (MRO’s), work...

MOD encourages organisations to hire Armed Forces veterans
MOD encourages organisations to hire Armed Forces veterans

​The Ministry of Defence and Department for Work and Pensions recently issued a letter to organisations encouraging them to utilise the skills of Armed Forces leavers and veterans to build a divers...

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Morson Forces ambassador Andy Reid MBE: Winter lockdown, advice for veterans and Remembrance Day

​Earlier in 2020 as the UK braced for the first COVID-lockdown of the year, Morson caught up with ex-forces ambassador Andy Reid to find out how a career in the armed forces, various operational to...

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Team Tempest: Cutting-Edge AI and Cockpit Technologies Trialled

​​Earlier in 2020, a number of the UK’s leading aerospace and defence companies joined forces to great the next generation of high-tech combat aircraft.The consortium has now revealed some revoluti...