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Astrium Space Plane

Posted by: Rick Maschek - Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:48 pm
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Post Astrium Space Plane   Posted on: Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:48 pm
I have been reading about this company for a couple of years and it looks like they will be starting testing this year (space flight too?).

http://www.space.com/19279-eads-astrium.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... addComment

If they are successful, this is a game changer for space access. I hope they are successful.

Rick


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Post Re: Astrium Space Plane   Posted on: Thu Mar 06, 2014 2:35 am
At the time it was announced Spaceplane (what a creative name) was the first sign that the Big Boys were starting to take the private space and sub-orbital market seriously. Then the global recession went and kicked everyone (esp. Europe) in the balls...


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Post Re: Astrium Space Plane   Posted on: Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:08 am
i find it bizarre that we are still looking at 1970s era space frames and lifting bodies.

I'm not sure why the humans keep recycling the past and pretending to live inside of it still, but frankly i just have to personally laugh at these designs and then yes, cry.

:lol: :roll: :cry:


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