techrevu Logo with link to Main Page  
Phantom Express
Review by Ernest Lilley
Boeing  ISBN/ITEM#: phantomexpress
Date: 15 June 2017

Links: Boeing Phantom Express Home / Press Release / Show Official Info /

DARPA has tapped Boeing to develop a SIngle Stage to Orbit plane for satellite delivery dubbed the Phantom Express. The spaceplane will climb to it's satelite release point using the thrust from an Aerojet Rocketdyne AR-22, a legacy from the shuttle program. Once its payload is released it will do a glide return, and be ready for refuelling and another trip into space. During the test phase the plane is to do a flight a day for ten days, an ambitious schedule considering the original plan to launch a shuttle flight every month. 

Here's DARPA's take on what a Phantom Express Mission would look like.

Return to Index


We're interested in your feedback. Just fill out the form below and we'll add your comments as soon as we can look them over.
Name:
Email:
Comments
Loading
© 2002-2017TechRevu

advertising index / info
Our advertisers make TechRevu possible, and your consideration is appreciated.

Our Other Pubs:

Do You SFRevu? Thousands of Intelligent Beings Do Every Month

Gumshoe Review - a literary investigation.

  © 2002-2017TechRevu