spaceplanes

Space Plane Guide


Space Guide

Home Page
Launch Vehicles

Spacecraft

Space Exploration

Space Planes

Space Stations
Space Quiz
Propulsion
Space Future
World Space
Space Miscellaneous

Space History

Aerospace Guide
Space Business

Military Space

Search Engines
 
Custom Search

Links
Space Links
Space News
Aircraft Links

 

Options

Our News
Newsletter
Contact Info

RC Helicopters at low prices

 

In this section you will find various Space Planes ranging from studies to spaceplanes in development and more.


space plane

The Space Shuttle is the USA's only manned transport.
- Space Shuttle Columbia: Leave your feelings and thoughts on the Disaster in our Club!

One book worth checking is Flying Without Wings. It is a good read!


Space Planes in Development:

space planes

SpaceShipTwo: Suborbital Vehicle

Ascender: British Spaceplane

Dream Chaser: Lifting Body

Maks: Air-launched reusable Orbiter with expendable fuel tank (Russian)


Other Space Planes:

X-15: 1960's Rocketplane
X-33: SSTO Test Vehicle using Aerospike Engines
X-34:
X-37: Could become America's first military space plane.
X-38:
X-40:
Hope-X: Japanese Spaceplane
SpaceShipOne: Won the X-Prize.

Tu-2000
: SSTO spaceplane powered by supersonic combustion ramjet engines
Maks-M: Air-launched fully reusable Orbiter similar to Interim HOTOL
Maks-T: Air-launched heavy-lift launcher; expendable 2nd stage with payload container


Space Plane Studies:

Ares:
Black Horse: Single Stage to Orbit using Aerial Refuel
HL-42:
Kelly's Astroliner: Two-stage-to-orbit, towed space launch concept
Mig-2000: Sled-launched SSTO with airbreathing propulsion to Mach 5 (subsonic combustion)
Migaks: Turbojet/ramjet-powered HTHL TSTO;Mach 6 separation
Orel Launch Vehicle Study Program:
Pioneer's Rocketplane
:
Sea Spaceplanes:
Spacecab: Two Stage To Orbit Launch System
Spaceplane Suggestions/Ideas:
Themis:
Venturestar: Ultimate version of the X-33

Abandonned Spaceplanes:

Bor-4:
Bor-5: Test Vehicle to verify Buran's Aerodynamics
Buran Russian Space Shuttle: Abandoned-but it may return if Russia's Finances Improve?
LKS: Space Interceptor (Soviet Union)
Dynasoar: Also known as the X-20
Hermes: Cancelled French Plane that was to be launced via Ariane-5
HL-20: Cancelled in 1993
OK-M2: Study-was to be launched by Energia-M
Spiral: Cancelled in the 1970's
X-30: National Aerospace Plane (NASP)

Space Plane Links:


Aerospaceguide Update News and more. 

  • For more info, read a sample Newsletter or join by  adding your email adress below.

Subscribe to aerospaceguide
Powered by groups.yahoo.com

Buy @ ASG:
Support Us!

Space Shop

More Cool Stuff!

theSpaceStore.com

Astronaut Costumes

Astronaut Costumes

Discovery Store

 

 

Starry Night Astronomy Software




 

Goto Space Projects and Info Home Page

Copyright 2000-2014 Vic Stathopoulos. All rights reserved.
Updated: Tuesday 1st, April, 2014

Nasa Space Shuttle