Darpa Targets Lower Launch Costs With XS-1 Spaceplane

Credit: Defense advanced research projects agency concept
Never deterred by past failures, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (Darpa) once again wants to develop a reusable-spaceplane launch vehicle to reduce dramatically the cost and time required to orbit satellites. This time, the agency's goal with its new Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1)...

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