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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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But at a time when space is becoming a contested environment, having an orbiting spaceplane with the potential to keep a lookout on weather or the enemy or satellites, all while testing new technologies, could be highly beneficial.
uk "Boosted by its Enterprise Zone status from Welsh Government, Snowdonia Aerospace Centre is able to compete on a global stage by making the most of its unique characteristics - it's ticking all the boxes and seems the perfect low cost location for spaceplane operations.
If successful, this would signal the arrival of an unpiloted, reusable spaceplane intended to provide reliable, responsive and cost-effective access to space.
After entering space, the spaceplane will employ onboard rocket motors.
For 2017, DARPA requested $50 million for the XS-1 spaceplane program, intended to quickly deliver satellites into orbit.
In endoatmospheric operation, hypersonic ISR assets may come as spinoffs from Darpa's XS-1 experimental spaceplane, on which Boeing and Northrop Grumman (among others) are working.
Mike, 39, died when Richard Branson's spaceplane, SpaceShip Two, broke up and crashed on a test flight over the Mojave Desert in California on Friday.
The DARPA experimental spaceplane (XS-1) program envisions a reusable aircraft that could be launched from a mobile platform, and return 10 times within 10 days.
The first sign there was a problem with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet , just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft.
During the height of the Cold War, development of the USAF/Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar manned spaceplane offered the U.
Other companies developing passenger suborbital spacecraft include privately owned XCOR Aerospace, which is building a two-person spaceplane called Lynx, and Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.