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Never-Made British Airbreathing Spaceplane Would Have Been a Blast, Animation Proves
Never-Made British Airbreathing Spaceplane Would Have Been a Blast, Animation Proves

16 Aug 2022, 09:47 UTC / The HOTOL airbreathing spaceplane was a 1980s idea by Rolls-Royce and British Aerospace, brought to life for the first time in the virtual world

 
One of the World’s Most Impressive Spaceplanes Could Be Landing in New Mexico Soon
One of the World’s Most Impressive Spaceplanes Could Be Landing in New Mexico Soon

24 Jun 2022, 02:46 UTC / Dream Chaser, the unique spaceplane with wings that can land anywhere in the world, could be landing in New Mexico in the following years

 
Houston Startup Unveils Stargazer, a Mach 9 Hypersonic Spaceplane Concept
Houston Startup Unveils Stargazer, a Mach 9 Hypersonic Spaceplane Concept

9 Jun 2022, 03:20 UTC / Forget air taxis, this spaceplane wants to have you traveling anywhere in the world in less than an hour, and "back in time for dinner"

 
Taking an Airplane to Orbit Will Soon Be the Cool New Way to Travel
Taking an Airplane to Orbit Will Soon Be the Cool New Way to Travel

4 Jun 2022, 04:08 UTC / A startup called Radian is working on a spaceplane that should redefine what launches to orbit look like, no mention yet on when a prototype should be ready

 
The Shooting Star Transport Vehicle Is Gearing up for Its First NASA Resupply Mission
The Shooting Star Transport Vehicle Is Gearing up for Its First NASA Resupply Mission

2 Jun 2022, 05:06 UTC / Dream Chaser claims to be the world's only orbital commercial spaceplane. The Shooting Star will be attached to it, for delivering cargo to the ISS

 
Star Clipper Lifting Body Spaceplane Is the Space Shuttle of an Alternative Reality
Star Clipper Lifting Body Spaceplane Is the Space Shuttle of an Alternative Reality

23 Apr 2022, 04:16 UTC / Star Clipper was the name of a reusable spaceplane design cooked up in the 1960s over at Lockheed, never came to be made.

 
A Houston Startup Is Building a Zero-Emissions Mach 9 Spaceplane for Hypersonic Air Travel
A Houston Startup Is Building a Zero-Emissions Mach 9 Spaceplane for Hypersonic Air Travel

7 Apr 2022, 03:39 UTC / Venus Aerospace claims that its future spaceplane will have an innovative shape and will be able to fly anywhere in the world at record speed

 
This Boeing Spaceplane Could Have Been the Ultimate Space Freighter, Exists Only Here
This Boeing Spaceplane Could Have Been the Ultimate Space Freighter, Exists Only Here

21 Mar 2022, 08:59 UTC / Boeing Space Freighter is a 1970s spaceplane design that never came to be, brought back to life by an animation video showing it at work

 
Sexbomb Is a Pretty Strange Name for a Spaceplane Precursor, Here It Is Anyway
Sexbomb Is a Pretty Strange Name for a Spaceplane Precursor, Here It Is Anyway

19 Feb 2022, 05:18 UTC / Canadian company Space Engine Systems (SES) to fly the Sexbomb demonstrator as a precursor of two new spaceplanes that should be ready this decade

 
Fat Lockheed LS-200 Star Clipper Spaceplane Has Star Wars Vibes to It in What If Video
Fat Lockheed LS-200 Star Clipper Spaceplane Has Star Wars Vibes to It in What If Video

14 Feb 2022, 08:46 UTC / CGI video shows how the Lockheed LS-200 Star Clipper spaceplane might have looked like during launch, orbital flight, and return to Earth

 
Russian Elon Musk Is Working on Autonomous Hyperplane Destinus, and Progress Is Astounding
Russian Elon Musk Is Working on Autonomous Hyperplane Destinus, and Progress Is Astounding

10 Feb 2022, 07:15 UTC / The Destinus cargo hyperplane was announced at the end of last year, and the Swiss company already has tested a first car-sized prototype, Jungfrau

 
Swiss Hydrogen-Powered Hyperplane Could Travel Anywhere Almost as Fast as a Rocket
Swiss Hydrogen-Powered Hyperplane Could Travel Anywhere Almost as Fast as a Rocket

10 Feb 2022, 03:43 UTC / This futuristic hybrid aircraft gives fast delivery a whole new meaning - it can fly like a rocket anywhere on the planet, with zero emissions

 
China’s New Spaceplane to Fly Passengers Anywhere in the World at Over 2,600 MPH
China’s New Spaceplane to Fly Passengers Anywhere in the World at Over 2,600 MPH

31 Jan 2022, 05:03 UTC / A Chinese startup is developing a spaceplane for commercial flights, that will be launched attached to a rocket, and be able to get anywhere in the world

 
World’s First Fully Reusable Spaceplane Is a Holy Grail, Can Be Reflown in Just 48 Hours
World’s First Fully Reusable Spaceplane Is a Holy Grail, Can Be Reflown in Just 48 Hours

20 Jan 2022, 05:13 UTC / The U.S.-made Radian One promises to be a game-changer for space missions, can be refueled and flown back to space in record time

 
Aussie Hydrogen-Powered Hypersonic Spaceplane to Become a Real Game-Changer
Aussie Hydrogen-Powered Hypersonic Spaceplane to Become a Real Game-Changer

14 Jan 2022, 05:11 UTC / Boasting the world's first hydrogen-powered, self-igniting, 3D-printed scramjet engine, the Delta Velos blows competition out of the water

 
The Only Spaceplane That Can Land Anywhere on Earth, Closer to Its First NASA Mission
The Only Spaceplane That Can Land Anywhere on Earth, Closer to Its First NASA Mission

22 Nov 2021, 06:52 UTC / The Dream Chaser, claiming to be the only orbital spaceplane available and almost ready to enter service, just got a massive $1.4 billion funding

 
Hypersonic Spaceplane Sexbomb Will Cruise at Mach 5 After Being Dropped From a Balloon
Hypersonic Spaceplane Sexbomb Will Cruise at Mach 5 After Being Dropped From a Balloon

27 Oct 2021, 04:43 UTC / Sexbomb is the actual name of a hypersonic aircraft that will fly in an upcoming test, after being dropped from a stratospheric balloon.

 
Dream Chaser Spaceplane Gets Ready for Its First Flight to ISS
Dream Chaser Spaceplane Gets Ready for Its First Flight to ISS

5 May 2021, 07:26 UTC / SNC announced on May 4th that the Dream Chaser spaceplane would land in Florida in 2022 as part of NASA's Commercial Resupply Services-2 (CRS-2).

 
Secret Boeing X-37B Spaceplane Gets Award for Record 2+ Years in Space
Secret Boeing X-37B Spaceplane Gets Award for Record 2+ Years in Space

14 Aug 2020, 11:21 UTC / Boeing X-37B Spaceplane awarded the 2019 Collier award by the National Aeronautic Association for its record stay of 780 days in space

 
Space Force Launches Secret X-37B Spaceplane for More Orbit Experiments
Space Force Launches Secret X-37B Spaceplane for More Orbit Experiments

17 May 2020, 19:18 UTC / Boeing's X-37B Space Place departs on its sixth mission, this time operated by the United States Space Force, carrying more experiments to orbit