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2010-05-25 09:00:00

MOJAVE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace and Masten Space Systems, two of the leaders in the New Space sector, have announced a strategic business and technology relationship to pursue jointly the anticipated NASA sponsored unmanned lander projects.

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2010-02-26 06:00:00

NASA's Space Shuttle Program conducted the final test firing of a reusable solid rocket motor Feb 25 in Promontory, Utah.

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2010-02-04 16:14:08

The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30.

2009-12-17 17:39:00

MOJAVE, Calif. and YECHEON-GUN, ROK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yecheon Astro Space Center announced today that it has selected XCOR Aerospace as its preferred supplier of suborbital space launch services.

2009-11-16 07:00:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) completed a series of environmental guided test flights of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket.

2009-09-22 22:59:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems successfully demonstrated multiple sustained free flights of its XA-0.1B vertical take-off, vertical landing (VTVL) rocket this past week. The longest flight was 93 seconds and involved a flight between two pads 60 meters apart.

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2009-09-16 11:03:46

Fifty years ago in 1959, test pilot Scott Crossfield threw the switch to ignite the twin XLR-11 engines of his North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane and begin the storied test program's first powered flight.

2009-07-16 12:42:00

MONTREAL, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Entertainment Group Inc, a bespoke event management and luxury concierge company, recently announced a partnership with the only company that provides human space mission to the world marketplace: Space Adventures Ltd.This partnership allows Pure Entertainment Group to be one of the first and only companies in Canada to offer bespoke space travel experiences to its very demanding clientele, such as space-related adventure tours, sub-orbital and orbital...

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2009-07-12 11:15:00

Tourism experts say Hawaii could be the first state where space travelers use rocket planes to get from one place to another.

2009-05-12 07:03:00

MOJAVE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Masten Space Systems completed their first vertical take-off, vertical-landing (VTVL) rocket flight demonstration Friday.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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