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SSecond(s)
SSouth
SSmile
SSatisfactory
SSearch (Stores 100 code)
SAs
SSex
SSystem
SSource (transistor; electronics)
SStore
SSubject
SSection
SSave (baseball)
SSuper (in automatic transmissions; equal to 2)
SSign
SSide (geometry, as in the SSS postulate)
SShort
SSafety (football)
SSeite
SSiemens
SSecret
SSweden (ISO Country Identifier)
SStorage
SSavings (economics)
SSan Francisco, CA (mint mark)
SSnow (weather reports)
SSwitch
SSatellite (imagery, type of map)
SSin (Spanish: Without)
SSierra (aviation letter code)
SSevere (rock climbing grade)
SStuttgart (auto license plate)
SSemi-Annual
SSmooth (woodworking)
SSuperb
SSeminar
SScout
SSleeve
SSealed (CD condition)
SSaskatchewan (postal code designation, Canada)
SSacrifice (baseball)
SSenate
SSphere
SSuperman
SSegment
SSubsidiary (IRB)
SSheffield (postcode, United Kingdom)
SServicing
SSears (stock symbol)
SSpectacles
SSickness (on overtime forms)
SSine (Latin: Without)
SScrap
SSequential
SShaman (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
SDisplacement
SSeaman
SStokes (kinematic viscosity)
SSulfur
SShilling (British currency)
SSpades (playing cards)
SSoldering
SSparkasse (German: public savings bank)
SEntropy (thermodynamics)
SStarboard (nautical)
SSubchapter S Corporation
SSkype (voice-over-Internet service)
SSerine (amino acid)
SSystolic (peak blood pressure)
SStreptococcus
SStreptomycin
SAntisubmarine (US military aircraft designation; as in S-2 Tracker)
SSpaceplane (US military aerospace vehicle)
STrack spacing
SSacral Vertebra (prefix, as in S-1)
SScatterable (mines)
sSocialdemokratiska Arbetarpartiet (Swedish political party)
SSilicaceous (asteroid class)
SSubthreshold Swing
SStarboard Truss Segment (ISS)
SFranchise Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
SFresnel Sine Integral
SS Sub-Shell (innermost electron subshell)
SArea of a geometric figure (mathematics)
sTERCOM-Aided Inertial Navigation System
SOnde Seconde (Italian: second wave; seismography)
SSupervisory Function Bit
SSecondary Body Waves
SUS DoT tire speed rating (112 mph)
SContinuous-time complex variable (analogous to Z in discrete-time; electrical engineering)
SFourth Heartbeat Wave
SSecurity Prison (Cambodia; Khmer Rouge designation)
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The small, planelike craft is known as the XS-1 program short for 'eXperimental Spaceplane 1', and could blast off in 2019 on its first test mission.
Caption: Hypersonic ISR UAVs may spin off from Darpa's XS-1 experimental spaceplane programme, as illustrated by the Boeing project.
In 2012, the work of Bond and his colleagues Richard Varvill and John Scott-Scott on the development of the HOTOL and SKYLON spaceplanes was documented by the BBC in a science programme called The Three Rocketeers.
Today, the X-37B OTV combines all of the performance attributes of a winged spaceplane with recent advances in autonomous control," Simonsen told space.
STAR Systems in Phoenix, Arizona, raised $20,000 for work on a hybrid rocket motor for its suborbital Hermes spaceplane.
25 lakh) for work on a hybrid rocket motor for its suborbital Hermes spaceplane.
Attendees can also see XCOR's Lynx spaceplane at the Expo's Space Experience Park, aboard which they can book a flight through Moonandback Travel with the SEDS referral code (See release and more information at http://seds.
The availability of tourist space travel came a step closer yesterday when Virgin Galactic, the space travel enterprise of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin empire, carried out the first powered test flight of its spaceplane.
The 29-foot X-37B spaceplane circled the planet for seven months in 2010 and is now embarking on a new secret mission being referred to a OTV-3, or Orbital Test Vehicle, flight No.
Magnetic levitation and magnetic propulsion systems would give a high initial velocity to a spaceplane, which would then use a scramjet or rocket to propel itself into orbit.
A model of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a spaceplane currently in development, highlights emerging space travel vehicles.
EADS Astrium's Spaceplane concept - designed to take four passengers 100km into sub-orbit - is edging closer to reality following the signing up of Singapore as a partner.