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Feb 07 2015

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Almost as if they read NewSpaceRaces

Three days ago, I wondered why in the heck ESA called IXV a space “plane”. Well, here’s your answer:

What’s New About Europe’s Reentry Mission?

Bottom line, the IXV has four thrusters and two flaps to help steer it during its reentry. I dunno…IMO that just makes it a capsule that falls with style.

And since its Saturday and I like you:

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