The US military’s XS-1 hypersonic space plane revealed | Daily Mail Online

The size of a business jet, it will take off from 2020 like a rocket, boost itself beyond the atmosphere and release an expendable second-stage rocket and satellite, then and land like an airplane on a runway.

Source: The US military’s XS-1 hypersonic space plane revealed | Daily Mail Online

The Jagged Shores of Pluto’s Highlands | NASA

This enhanced color view from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft zooms in on the southeastern portion of Pluto’s great ice plains, where at lower right the plains border rugged, dark highlands informally named Krun Macula. (Krun is the lord of the underworld in the Mandaean religion, and a ‘macula’ is a dark feature on a planetary surface.)

Source: The Jagged Shores of Pluto’s Highlands | NASA