Author Topic: Spacedev to challenge SpaceX after USAF deal  (Read 2833 times)

Offline AndyMc

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Spacedev to challenge SpaceX after USAF deal
« on: 11/29/2005 02:06 pm »
http://flightinternational.co.uk/Articles/2005/11/29/Navigation/200/203348/Spacedev+to+challenge+SpaceX+after+USAF+deal.html

 "For Spacedev, the motor will form part of its in-development 1t-to-low-Earth-orbit Streaker launcher, and would be the third stage for its proposed vertically launched six-passenger Dream Chaser manned vehicle, which resembles the NASA HL-20 lifting body. "


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RE: Spacedev to challenge SpaceX after USAF deal
« Reply #1 on: 12/02/2005 11:27 am »
I was wondering if the USAF was going to be interested in the hybrid engine concept.  It provides cost effectiveness, with safety (solid fuel, won't just explode like hydrogen), and control.

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