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Interesting miscellanity - AWST article on possible spaceplane

Interesting miscellanity - AWST article on possible spaceplane

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As a former aerospace industry employee, I have interest in the history and development of very advanced technologies during the cold war and how these may have morphed based on the changing world political and threat environment over the years.

I find it amazing that some of the research conducted in the 50s and 60s is still the best we've got and may just recently be going operational.

Obviously this article will cause some conspiracy buffs to jump up and down and say they were right all along, but when you strip all that stuff away this system seems like a very logical and pragmatic outcome of some of the research apparently going on in the 80s and 90s.  I was living in SoCal during some of that time, you heard the sonic booms, and you wondered what was going on out at Palmdale.

Good for them if they finally got it right.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11691989/

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