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A reusable pop-up military space plane / booster? Wonder what they could do that? :whistle:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_09_19_2013_p0-618115.xml


Darpa Revives Larger Reusable Booster Spaceplane

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) plans to seek industry interest next month in an Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) which will be capable of delivering a payload up to 5,000 lb. to space for less than $5 million per launch.

The XS-1 is targeted at flying at Mach 10 plus and generating a sortie rate of up to 10 times over 10 days. The program compliments the agency

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