XCOR Space Expeditions

SPACEPLANE PROGRAM LOOKS TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE EFFORT TO ENABLE NEXT-GENERATION SPACE LAUNCH

In an era of declining budgets and adversaries’ evolving capabilities, quick, affordable and routine access to space is increasingly critical for both national and economic security. Current satellite launch systems, however, require scheduling years in advance for an extremely limited inventory of available slots. Moreover, launches often cost hundreds of millions of dollars each, due […]

XCOR ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

XCOR Aerospace has added three new members to its Board of Directors, effectively immediately: Charles Thomas (Tom) Burbage, Michael Gass and Arthur Bozlee. Former board members Jeff Greason, Stephen Fleming and Michiel Mol gave up their board seats to allow for these new members. Michiel Mol, XCOR’s biggest shareholder, will remain actively involved in the […]

XCOR ENGINEERS ANNOUNCE MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH IN ENGINE TECHNOLOGY

XCOR Director of Engineering and acting CTO Michael Valant announced this week that his team has reached an important milestone in the development of the reusable 5K18 Lynx main propulsion rocket engine. His engineers were able to ‘close the loop’ of the thermodynamic system under test conditions, a key technology for the Lynx sub-orbital vehicle. […]

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