Phantom Express To Demo Reusable Launch The legacies of the space shuttle and X-37B will come together in Phantom Express, the reusable launch vehicle that Boeing is to build and fly under DARPA’s XS-1 experimental spaceplane program. Boeing’s vertical-takeoff, horizontal-landing design has been selected for Phases 2 and 3 of the XS-1 program. The winged vehicle resembles the company’s smaller X-37B spaceplane and will be powered by a space shuttle engine. Phase 2 of the ...


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