A version of this article appears in the August 25 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Northrop Grumman has unveiled a vertical-launch, horizontal-landing reusable booster design for the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s XS-1 experimental spaceplane. Teamed with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, the company is working under a 13-month, $3.9 million Phase 1 preliminary design contract awarded in July. Contracts also went to Boeing, with Blue Origin, and Masten ...
SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT
"Northrop Unveils Design For Darpa Spaceplane" is part of the new Aviation Week & Space Technology subscription, now available online and in our newly launched mobile app.
Current Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine subscribers: online and mobile access are now included at no added charge to you. To read this full article, use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Subscribe NOW to our introductory launch special (up to 40% off regular rates), available exclusively at Aviationweek.com. Simply click below to choose your preferred option to receive immediate online and mobile access.