TITLE

Going for a spin

AUTHOR(S)
Crystall, Ben
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
New Scientist;01/30/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2171, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the spacecraft design called Roton. Its use of a rotating rocket engine; Its similarity to a helicopter; Detailing of plans for testing the prototype, the atmospheric test vehicle (ATV); Projected orbital launch date; Design innovations and projected costs.
ACCESSION #
1498017

 

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