The interest in space and what is there beyond the Earth has started only in the late 1950s, so we haven’t seen a lot of spaceship designs so far. However, the majority of the Primary projects have failed and couldn’t reach the stars, like the Lockheed LS-200 Star Clipper.
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) backed the Star Clipper spaceplane project in the 1960s. It started
as an idea and then they continued working on it interestingly enough. But unfortunately, it didn’t make it over the design stage.
The Star Clipper was designed as a spaceplane with an unconventionally shaped and large lifting body.
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So the world hasn’t got the chance to see that spaceplane flying for real. Thanks to the space animation specialist Hazegrayart and his imagination, we can see how it would be flying and landing on a runway.
The video shows the LS-200 Star Clipper in an imagined flight to an unexisting space station and then returning to a runway. You can also see the triangle-shaped lifting body, the three massive engines, and the fat silhouette of the plane.
It is amazing to watch an alternative history as it’s real.