XCOR

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. […]

CITIZENS IN SPACE AND STARBASE OPERATIONS COMPLETE FLIGHT-TEST CAMPAIGN

Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, and Starbase Operations LLC have successfully completed a series of flight tests that will help advance commercial spaceflight training. Over the past several months, Citizens in Space and Starbase Operations have developed and tested a technique to simulate the landing profile of the XCOR […]

XCOR SPACE EXPEDITIONS RAISES TICKET PRICE

With the Lynx Mark I spacecraft closer to completion and first flight, the price will be raised to align more closely with the current market value of a commercial spaceflight. XCOR entered the market to make space more accessible to the general public than ever before. As Lynx moves toward final assembly, demand is on […]

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