The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre


Making their Mach

By • December 1st, 2016

Dr Vincent Wheatley and his team, from the University of Queensland  are using Pawsey’s Magnus system to design a re-usable second-stage scramjet able to launch into space. Scramjets are air-breathing engines designed for supersonic function (beyond the speed of sound), where, as Dr Wheatley explains, the internal conventional propulsion systems, such as those found on commercialmore…