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Even China can’t resist the lure of space tourism. A state-backed firm is developing a gigantic spaceplane, New Scientist can reveal. The plane may one day fly up to 20 passengers to the edge of space – significantly more people than any other commercial spaceflight firm has pledged to fly to date.
The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology in Beijing has designed a simple, one-piece spaceplane whose design can be scaled up to carry more people, academy rocket scientist Lui Haiquang told the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, last week.
Don't add that to the mix, ffs!!
originally posted by: cavtrooper7
Is this going to be like their supercavitating submarine tech?
Will it scoop their recent successes in hypersonic flight they announced?
WHERE are Chinese black triangles anyway?