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2014-06-30 08:20:52

SXC to become "XCOR Space Expeditions" MOJAVE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that it has closed the acquisition of all operational subsidiaries

2014-03-25 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking proposals from U.S.

DARPA Dreams Up Satellite-Launching Hypersonic Space Plane
2014-02-12 15:03:51

A new program established by DARPA is looking to build a spaceplane that is able to launch satellites into orbit. The Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program will help add a quick, affordable and routine ride to space.

Zero-G Corp Gives Virgin Galactic Ticket Holders A Weightless Ride
2013-10-07 15:27:30

As Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic continues preparations to soon offer passengers a few minutes in suborbital space, those who have already reserved a spot on the next-gen space plane are getting a chance to experience weightlessness ahead of schedule.

UK Space Agency Invests Into Development Of Air-breathing Rocket Engine
2013-07-16 11:45:46

The UK government has announced plans to invest in the development of an air-breathing rocket engine – intended for a single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane – following the ESA-managed feasibility testing of essential technology.

2013-04-17 12:12:38

For a second year, NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking proposals for suborbital technology payloads and spacecraft capability enhancements that could help revolutionize future space missions.

X-37B Prepares For Mission
2012-12-10 19:42:14

The super secret Air Force space plane that looks like a mini-space shuttle is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in less than 24 hours.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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