The BLOODHOUND Team are deeply saddened by the news of Mr Mandela's death. Our thoughts go to his family and to our many friends and colleagues in South Africa.
Mr Mandela said 'education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world'. Our project is testament to that idea. We are proud of our partnership with the country, and look forward to the day in 2015 when the world will see an amazing, inspirational story unfold in the beautiful desert of Hakskeen Pan, Northern Cape.
Project NewsWednesday, 4 December, 2013
How many parts of BLOODHOUND SSC can you spot in the video above?
Education NewsFriday, 29 November, 2013
STEM in Action is an annual event arranged by the local STEM contact holder HETA, the contract is managed by Niki Bardsley, who incidentally is married to John Bardsley who looks after the Arco Bloodhound Ambassadors from their HQ in Hull. Since 2002 The KC Stadium has been the
Education NewsWednesday, 27 November, 2013
High performance computing brings cutting-edge eLearning to Bristol schools
200 secondary school pupils will find out today [Wednesday 27 November] if their team has designed the fastest virtual land speed racer
For the past three months, 11 to 14-year-old pupils from 12 local schools have been taking part in SPEED: Beat the Bloodhound. The team-based competition, led by David Standingford and Jamil Appa from Zenotech Ltd, is part of a pilot education programme funded by a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious grant for public engagement.
Cisco Bloodhound TV, Episode 32Saturday, 23 November, 2013
The Bloodhound SSC - supersonic car - built in the UK by a team of Formula 1 and aerospace experts, aims to inspire kids about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths by reaching 1,000 mph. It is a battle with Physics, a journey into the unknown.
Project NewsTuesday, 12 November, 2013
BLOODHOUND, along with our competitors, is aiming to set a new Outright World Land Speed Record. In BLOODHOUND’s case, we’re aiming to push the Record past the astonishing target of 1000 mph. As you can see in the rest of this website, we’ve got some great technology, and some great sponsors, behind us and we’re confident that we can get there.
However, none of our technical expertise will matter if we don’t meet the rules of the competition. The World Land Speed Record is regulated by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, or FIA for short.
Project NewsWednesday, 6 November, 2013
The latest images from the build of Bloodhound SSC, scroll right to see more
Project NewsThursday, 24 October, 2013
Milestone communications technology in place for 1 600 km/h Land Speed Record attempt
This month marked a significant milestone in the development of The BLOODHOUND Project, the global education initiative focused around a 1000 mph (1 600 km/h) Land Speed Record attempt: the completion of the desert towers which will beam video and data from the car to the outside world.
Education NewsThursday, 24 October, 2013
Two South African learners from Delportshoop High School in the Northern Cape are among the category winners of the first SPEED Art Competition, a joint initiative by the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car (SCC) Project and the William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley.
Education NewsTuesday, 22 October, 2013
The winners of the SPEED Art Competition in South Africa, a joint initiative by the William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley and the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car (SCC) Project, will be announced on Tuesday 22 October at a function at the gallery at 18:00.