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Computer-aided spacecraft design at Aerospatiale, Toulouse, France. The computer monitor in foreground displays HERMES, the proposed European version of the space shuttle, riding "piggyback" on a conventional jet aircraft. The monitor to its left features a design of a futuristic hypersonic space 'plane.
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