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All eyes are on ESA’s spaceplane to showcase reentry technologies after its unconventional launch on a Vega rocket this November.
ESA Yesterday, the ship and crew aiming to recover Europe’s unmanned IXV spacecraft in November had a practice run off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. They retrieved a prototype of the suborbital IXV Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, the same model flown last year in a splashdown test off the east coast of Sardinia. A crane dropped the two-tonne vehicle into the water for the crew to practice the tricky maneuvers they will use when the real thing splashes down in the Pacific Ocean...
XCOR Raises $14.2 Million of Investment Capital Led by Dutch Investors MOJAVE, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that the United States Treasury
With meticulous effort and attention to detail, NASA technician Ricky Hall hand-glued 250 grains of sand across a 22-inch long model of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announces the successful completion of the latest milestone in its NASA Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) agreement. Sparks,
New "Admirals" to Play Key Role in Future Texas Space Program AUSTIN, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two citizen-astronaut candidates have been honored by the state of Texas.
Space Flight Proceeds to Benefit Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center MOJAVE, Calif.
SPARKS, Nev., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a joint news conference held on April 10 at the Rice University Space Institute, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the Houston Airport
Vehicle Integration Commences MOJAVE, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace announced today that the XCOR® Lynx® Mark I cockpit has been delivered.
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
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