Rotary Starts Production
"Construction Starts on Piloted Space Vehicle"
SOURCE: Rotary Rocket Company
: Construction has begun on Rotary Rocket Company's Roton, the
: world's first piloted fully reusable space vehicle. Sections of the
: tank, a major part of the 64 foot high vehicle, are coming off molds
: at the Scaled Composites plant here in Mojave.
: Tooling for the oxygen tank is also under way and fabrication of the
: tank itself is scheduled to begin shortly.
: With construction well under way, Rotary Rocket Company is on
: schedule to fly an approach and landing demonstrator or
: ``Atmospheric Test Vehicle'' in the first half of 1999, and a
: flight test vehicle in the second half of 1999.
Mark Reiff <mreiff1@xxxxxxxxxx>
Gratuitous political statement, look here ->
"I think we are all trying too hard to push space
versus finding the pulls that attract people and their money."
"The heavens reward great deeds, not excuses."
Re: Rotary Starts Production
From: Sam Coniglio <sconiglio@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>