China targets 2030 for operational hybrid hypersonic spaceplane

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

China claims it will master the spaceplane's technologies in the next three to five years, and a full-scale spaceplane would then enter service by 2030.

Turborockets combining rocket and jet engines could be next step after reusable rockets

Posted in Hardware on 15th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

A type of engine combines the speed of rockets with the gas mileage of jets in a single package.