Commercial Ambition Part of Darpa XS-1 Spaceplane Plan

Credit: Darpa
Darpa’s new competition to build and fly the XS-1 experimental spaceplane requires bidders to submit a plan to transition the reusable launch vehicle demonstrator to a commercial business model. XS-1 aims to demonstrate a reusable first-stage booster, with the goal of flying 10 times in 10 days and...
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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