Skylon – next era of space planes.

Skylon is a space plane being developed by British company Reaction Engines Limited, and is being built as the world’s first fully reusable space plane! (a spacecraft that can take off and land horizontally like a conventional aircraft – first space vehicle which can do such thing). Each Skylon space plane is intended to be reusable over 200 times. It is a huge improvement over any space vehicle in active use nowadays.

What is so special about the plane? Its engines called Sabre, which are  Continue reading