Key tests for spaceplane project

Key tests for spaceplane project

Rel : India | Apr 27, 2012 at 3:58 AM PDT
Source: BBC
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UK engineers have begun critical tests on a new engine technology designed to lift a spaceplane into orbit. The proposed Skylon vehicle would operate like an airliner, taking off and landing at a conventional runway. Its major innovation is the Sabre engine, which can breathe air like a jet at lower... FULL ARTICLE AT BBC
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