Spacecab is a fully reusable spaceplane designed to use only existing technology. It is in effect an enlarged and refined Ascender or a much simplified Concorde, only Spacecab will be air-launched from a carrier aircraft, also derived from Ascender.


Carrier Aircraft

Length: 54m

Span: 24m

Jet Engines: 4 engines


Length: 16.3m

Span: 12.2m

The Spacecab orbiter may carry a crew of two and has a cabin with a capacity for 6 passengers or space station crew or a payload of up to 750 kg of cargo.

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