Airbus Defence and Space

The Spaceplane: rocketing into the future

Experiencing the thrill of zero gravity, soaring to over 100 km on a suborbital flight at speeds of over 3,000 km per hour could soon be more than just a dream for us ordinary people. Behind this emerging possibility lies a huge technological challenge – and it opens up the way to a wide vista of commercial, scientific and practical applications. So, get ready for the flight of your life!

Experiencing the thrill of zero gravity, soaring to over 100 km on a suborbital flight at speeds of over 3,000 km per hour could soon be more than just a dream for us ordinary people. Behind this emerging possibility lies a huge technological challenge – and it opens up the way to a wide vista of commercial, scientific and practical applications. So, get ready for the flight of your life!

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