Thursday, April 17, 2008

LockMart model spaceplane flown at Spaceport America (update)


Bob Martin, a reporter for KRQE, Albuquerque, broke the story on what Lockheed Martin was up to at Spaceport America - Spaceport launch tests future spacecraft. The testing of the 1/5th scale vehicle was, and will be, performed by Lockheed Martin Space Systems from near Denver. Hat tip to Clark Lindsey, who credited Live Science.

Maybe it's an upscale of the carrier part of Semroc's Space Shuttle: