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Fraser
2014-Jan-28, 10:20 PM
The origins of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser go back over 50 years to the US Air Force’s and NASA’s research into lifting body concepts and the X-20 Dyna-Soar, so this winged, lifting-body spacecraft is one of the tested and reviewed vehicles ever. This new video about the vehicle provides a summary of the development, […]

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publiusr
2014-Jan-31, 11:43 PM
Well, you also had the Spiral 50/50 and Russian BOR boilerplates.
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=27178.0

moose1950
2014-Feb-02, 02:58 AM
Interesting stuff for sure - but it only goes downhill. It still needs to be piggy backed on an old fashioned rocket to go up.

NEOWatcher
2014-Feb-06, 02:39 PM
Interesting stuff for sure - but it only goes downhill. It still needs to be piggy backed on an old fashioned rocket to go up.
Why is that a bad thing?