Space shuttle Discovery, mounted atop NASA’s 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft), flies over the Washington skyline, on April 17, 2012. As seen from a NASA T-38 aircraft, photo credit: NASA/Michael Porterfield
A new proposal from John Mankins from Artemis Innovation Management Solutions, who claims to have come up with “the first practical solar-power satellite concept.”
The Hermes spacecraft by Hermesspace, named after the ancient Greek god “the Messenger”, is a suborbital space shuttle for everyone. Inspired by people who want to go into space but don’t want to spend a fortune to get there.