Does anybody here remenber the Hermès project? It was the european space shuttle planned to take off in early 90s... THe project ended for economical reasons (and a lack of strategy). The shuttle is still cool, Is it a blobject?When I was a teenager, I thought the European Union would have two cool outcome: a common money (it was scheduled in 1992 and supposed to be called "ECU") and a space shuttle. We now have the money but not the shuttle... Well, it's not a big deal since other science projects emerged but though... Image via wikipedia (under a non-commercial-use only licence.):