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A new space age could be about to begin with the cost of putting cargo into orbit falling from £15,000 per kilo to £650.

Instead of huge multi-stage rockets, a relatively light plane will take off from a conventional runway and reach space in a single journey without a pilot.

The engine could also make possible passenger flights from London to Australia in just over four hours – and drive airliners with twice the speed of Concorde.

The Sabre engine is made by a small UK company that has been perfecting the for 20 years and whose founder believes it could transform our world into “something out of science fiction”.

They've been hyping this project for years. Where's the beef? To read more, click here.