Astrium Spaceplane Plans its First Drop Test for May in Singapore

A European project could soon offer anyone with €200,000 (£120,000) the opportunity to soar over 100 km into space. Astrium has announced plans to test its prototype spaceplane at an altitude of 10,000 feet (3,048 metres) over Singapore in May. If successful, a second unpowered drop test from 100,000 feet (30,480 metres) should follow next year, according to officials.

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