Autonomous space plane nails 3,810m drop test - TomoNews

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TomoNews US - November 15, 2017

MOJAVE DESERT, CALIFORNIA β€”The autonomous Dream Chaser space plane completed a free-flight drop test from a height of 3,810m over California on Saturday. The plane can carry 7 passengers, reports Space.com, and looks like a smaller version of current NASA shuttles. When complete, it will use Atlas rockets to fly 6 delivery missions to the International Space Station by 2024. The test on Saturday examined the plane during the final approach and landing phase of flight..

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