Darpa Plans 2nd Competition Before Flying XS-1 Spaceplane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has notified bidders of a change in its plans for the XS-1 experimental spaceplane program to demonstrate a reusable first stage capable of launching 3,000-5,000-lb. satellites into low Earth orbit. In a late-March amendment to its broad area...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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