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2014-04-09 16:21:40

Vehicle Integration Commences MOJAVE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that the XCOR® Lynx® Mark I cockpit has been delivered.

2014-04-03 16:20:12

Celebrated Aviator, Commercial Astronaut and Engineer Adds to XCOR's Depth and Experience Base MOJAVE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that celebrated

2014-02-21 16:20:21

Short film celebrates how Mojave has become the focal point of the emerging commercial spaceflight industry LOS ANGELES, Feb.

Citizen Astronauts Pass Training
2013-09-09 13:21:16

Four citizen-astronaut candidates have completed training with flying colors, setting themselves up to fly aboard the XCOR Lynx spacecraft one day under the Citizens in Space program.

New Precision Landing Software Being Tested By JPL, Masten
2013-08-13 07:22:18

A year after NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's landed on Mars, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could allow for even more precise, pinpoint landings of future Martian spacecraft.

NASA Selects New Suborbital Payloads
2013-06-10 04:28:29

NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate's Flight Opportunities Program has selected 21 new space technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons, and a commercial parabolic aircraft.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.