Newly-Released PHOTOS Show Russia's First Hypersonic Space Drone
February 2019 - by Sputnik News
MOSCOW - Sputnik has obtained an image of the prototype of Russia's reusable single-engine unmanned spacecraft.
The drone is expected to be able to reach an altitude of up to 160 kilometers (99 miles) at a speed of Mach 7. Each of these hypersonic space drones is intended for at least 50 flights.
The second image shows a diagram depicting how the drone will be put into orbit and return to Earth using parachutes.
The Russian Skolkovo foundation has previously told Sputnik that the reusable drone, which is being developed by the...