HL-20 space taxi, 1991.
3 1 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

HL-20 space taxi, 1991.


© National Aeronautics & Space Administration / Science & Society


Artist's concept showing an HL-20 lifting body. Developed by the Langley Research Center, the HL-20 was one of two concepts considered by NASA in the early 1990s as a type of Personnel Launch System (PLS). The PLS is a small 'space taxi' system which would asure rapid manned acces to space and minimize maintenance costs. HL-20 was designed to be capable of runway landings and was intended to be able to fit within the payload bay of a Space Shuttle once its wings were folded.



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