A New Leader Emerges in Commercial Space Flight; meet X-Cor Aerospace from Mojave, Ca (General Info.)

About XCOR

XCOR Aerospace is a California corporation based in Mojave and is starting the process to create a new Research and Development Center in Midland, Texas. It builds safe, reliable and reusable:

  1. rocket-powered vehicles
  2. propulsion systems
  3. advanced non-flammable composites
  4. and rocket piston pumps.

XCOR works with aerospace prime contractors and government customers on major propulsion systems, while also building Lynx, a piloted, two-seat, fully reusable liquid rocket-powered vehicle that takes-off and lands horizontally. The Lynx-family of vehicles serves three primary missions depending on their specific type including:

  1. research & scientific missions
  2. private spaceflights
  3. and micro satellite launches (only on the Lynx Mark III)

Lynx production models (designated Lynx Mark II) are designed to be robust, multi-mission (research / scientific or private spaceflight) commercial vehicles capable of flying to 100+ km in altitude up to four times per day. Lynx vehicles are available to customers globally on a wet lease basis. Learn more at www.xcor.com.


About GREGinSD

A Generation X|Y'er that resides in beautiful San Diego, Ca.
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One Response to A New Leader Emerges in Commercial Space Flight; meet X-Cor Aerospace from Mojave, Ca (General Info.)

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