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Spaceplanes – From Dream to X-15 – GI 23 148 (Online)

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27 February 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Prof Craig Underwood BSc (Hons), PGCE, PhD, FBIS, MIEEE, MIAA

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Date: 27 February 2024
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£21.00 – £25.50
Reference Code:
GI 23 148
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


To “fly” into space has been a long-held dream. The first serious studies were made in the 1920s, and following World War 2, the rocket propulsion technology needed had come of age. The next step was to learn to fly at hypersonic speeds. This was achieved with the X-15. Here we look at the development of the “rocket plane”.


X-15 flying


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