US interest reignited in UK HOTOL spaceplane

 

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As the first UK-funded launcher technology programme in 22 years begins, Flightglobal.com can reveal secret US government interest in the British Aerospace 1980s’ HOTOL spaceplane – and the reasons behind that reusable rocket’s cancellation. Continue reading…

Hotol in the Flight archive – Hotol fights for life including a cutaway drawing (1989) 

 

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