What Will Rockets Look Like In The Future?

Goodbye rockets, hello… spaceplane? Here’s how scientists are creating a reusable technology that can go five times the speed of sound!

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SABRE: How It Works
http://www.reactionengines.co.uk/sabre_howworks.html
“SABRE is at heart a rocket engine designed to power aircraft directly into space (single-stage to orbit) to allow reliable, responsive and cost effective space access, and in a different configuration to allow aircraft to cruise at high speeds (five times the speed of sound) within the atmosphere.”

Futuristic Space Plane Concept Moves Closer To Reality
http://www.space.com/16780-skylon-space-plane-progress.html
“A giant space plane that doubles as a supersonic jet is closer than ever to becoming a reality.
Skylon is a privately funded, single-stage-to-orbit vehicle designed to take off and land from a runway, delivering up to 33,000-pounds (15,000 kilograms) into orbit.”

Meet Adeline, Airbus’ Answer To SpaceX Reusability
http://spacenews.com/meet-adeline-airbus-response-to-reusable-spacex-rocket/
“Airbus Defence and Space on June 5 unveiled the product of what it said was a five-year effort to design a reusable Ariane rocket first-stage engine and avionics package, a project company official said was stimulated by SpaceX’s work on reusable rockets.”
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