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Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Nation: UK. Manufacturer: Hawker Siddeley.
The Hawker Siddeley Waverider study of 1971 laid out a space vehicle with a waveriding airbreathing hypersonic first stage, and a rocket propelled, lifting body second stage. Orbital payload was to have been 3.5 - 4 tonnes.
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Last update 12 March 2001.
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