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If you mean fully reusable, low-cost, quick turn around...then I have to disappoint you: there's already a patent for that. Wink wink, nudge nudge, sarcastic grin.
Relevant Ludwig von Drake cartoon. (An animated video, that is, not a drawing.)
Last edited by KaiYeves; 2012-Jun-21 at 03:34 PM.
Please give a gentle "warning: video link" with these kind of hyperlinks.
Link to Article at Spaceflight NowUnited Launch Alliance's Atlas-Centaur rocket has been put together for deploying the Air Force's third Orbital Test Vehicle flight, a mission that will demonstrate the reusability of the X-37B spaceplane when it blasts off Oct. 25 .
Last edited by Extravoice; 2012-Sep-20 at 12:17 PM. Reason: Fixed Link
OTV-3. Orbital Test Vehicle-3.
A unmanned reusable satellite/spacecraft. Awsome!The third OTV mission will be the second mission for the first X-37B vehicle, which stayed in orbit for 224 days in 2010 on the first mission. It is scheduled to launch on 25 October 2012
Now, just built a couple of thousands of them, and use them to clean up LEO.
Wiki Article: X37-B.
Wiki Article: OTV-3
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