Space: In Turin ‘shuttle’ the future

IMG title=”” alt=”” src=””IMG class=”hide” alt=”Spazio: a Torino lo ‘shuttle’ del futuro” src=”” (ANSA) – Turin, 21 MAR – born in Turin (Italy) the ‘shuttle’ IXV, to carry supplies to the international space station and possibly even men in space. The experimental aircraft IXV (Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle) built by Thales Alenia Space for the Esa, is ready and will be undergoing final tests before being moved to the launch, scheduled in October, in Kourou, in French Guiana. The plane will reach 412 km altitude to begin re-entry and then recovered on the ground, to be reused. IMG id=”mediaViewer” title=”” alt=”” src=”” All rights reserved

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