India prepares reusable prototype mini-shuttle for July flight

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The competition heats up: Construction of India’s scaled-down prototype of a mini-shuttle is almost complete as they prepare for a July test flight.

This is an unmanned test vehicle. The full scale version, not yet built, would be manned.


One comment

  • mpthompson

    This is wonderful news for India. I wish them the best of luck on their July test of this unmanned mini-shuttle.

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