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Report of Chinese space plane
« on: 08/31/2017 05:30 PM »

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Re: Report of Chinese space plane
« Reply #1 on: 08/31/2017 05:38 PM »
Give me a minute to cash in my IRA so I can invest everything.

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Re: Report of Chinese space plane
« Reply #2 on: 09/01/2017 06:00 AM »
Looks interesting, but how do you abort if something goes wrong during launch?
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Re: Report of Chinese space plane
« Reply #3 on: 09/01/2017 07:36 AM »
This story has been posted via Facebook.

https://futurism.com/china-plans-worlds-largest-spaceplane-for-2020-launch/
Dates from 2016, which was on the FB page and rather more visibly on the New Scientist page it quotes
The clue is it still talks about XCOR Lynx. XCOR no longer exists.

Has anyone heard anything since their presentation?

4 years to produces 2 different designs of single stage spaceplane.

Seriously?
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Re: Report of Chinese space plane
« Reply #4 on: 09/01/2017 08:09 AM »
I thought I had seen the story before but I decided to post the link here without any comment about whether it would reach flight status.

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