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3 News: Kiwi scientists aiding NASA’s new space shuttle design – Video

Peter Griffin posted in on May 31st, 2010.

University of Canterbury scientists are helping their NASA counterparts to design new types of scramjets – super-fast planes which could replace the  almost-retired NASA space shuttle fleet. The UoC researchers are helping to design the craft’s heatshield – at the Mach 10 (or faster) at which it will need to fly, heat will be a […]

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