Dream Chaser drop tests planned for 2012 using WhiteKnightTwo

Week Three: Ninth Anniversary Fund-Raising Drive for Behind the Black

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New Space: Sierra Nevada plans to drop test its Dream Chaser spaceplane in 2012 using Scaled Composites’ WhiteKnightTwo.


One comment

  • Blair Ivey

    Maybe after the orbital/return vehicles get worked out someone will finally build a fly-back booster. Not quite SSTO, but a profitable enterprise cannot afford to throw away large parts of the vehicle every trip.

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