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May 08, 2015, 00:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Strakes Bonded to Lynx Mark I Spacecraft: One Step Closer to Full Assembly

XCOR Aerospace, Inc. announced today that it has bonded the XCOR Lynx Mark I strakes to the Lynx spacecraft fuselage. Lynx Mark I is currently...


Mar 16, 2015, 00:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Jay Gibson As New Chief Executive Officer

 XCOR Aerospace, Inc. announced today that executive John H. (Jay) Gibson II has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President of the...


Dec 18, 2014, 15:03 ET In Pictures: XCOR announces further progress on the XCOR Lynx Spacecraft

 The XCOR Lynx® suborbital spacecraft continues to make rapid progress towards final assembly. Immediately after bonding the cockpit to...


Dec 11, 2014, 07:00 ET XCOR Presents New Platforms For Suborbital Science at AGU

 XCOR Aerospace® presents new instruments for solar observation and atmospheric phenomena measurement, alongside its full scale Lynx®...


Nov 24, 2014, 14:40 ET Science takes off as XCOR Lynx lands at American Geophysical Union's 2014 Fall Meeting

 XCOR Aerospace will be at the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) annual meeting – and taking its full scale Lynx® spacecraft model...


Nov 20, 2014, 07:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Latest Milestone in ULA Program

 XCOR Aerospace® today announced it has completed the latest test series for the liquid hydrogen engine it is developing for United Launch...


Oct 07, 2014, 07:00 ET XCOR Lynx Spacecraft development in pictures

 XCOR Aerospace® today announced marked progress on the path to commercial space flight with the integration of the cockpit to the...


Sep 17, 2014, 11:36 ET Midland International Airport Receives Historic Federal Aviation Administration Spaceport License Approval

In a joint release today, the Midland International Airport, Midland Development Corporation, XCOR Aerospace and Orbital Outfitters announced the...


Aug 15, 2014, 11:30 ET XCOR Breaking Down Walls with Midland - One Step Closer to Space

At 10am this morning, just feet from the runway which will rocket XCOR® Lynx® customers to space and back, Midland Development...


Aug 13, 2014, 12:16 ET XCOR Lynx Spacecraft Lands at Monterey Jet Center

XCOR Aerospace presents its XCOR® Lynx® spacecraft full scale model as part of tonight's Gordon McCall's Motorworks Revival 2014, at the...


Jun 30, 2014, 07:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Acquires Space Expedition Corporation

 XCOR Aerospace announced today that it has closed the acquisition of all operational subsidiaries of Space Expedition Corporation, the...


May 27, 2014, 08:00 ET CFIUS Approval Clears XCOR Aerospace's First Close of Series B Financing

 XCOR Aerospace announced today that the United States Treasury Department's Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) has approved the...


Apr 21, 2014, 12:46 ET Actor John Corbett and XCOR Aerospace Garner Nearly Quarter Million Dollars at Celebrity Fight Night

Actor John Corbett is better known for his roles in movies and popular TV shows such as Northern Exposure, Sex in The City and My Big Fat Greek...


Apr 09, 2014, 14:13 ET XCOR Aerospace Receives Lynx Mark I Cockpit

 XCOR Aerospace announced today that the XCOR® Lynx® Mark I cockpit has been delivered. AdamWorks engineers, along with XCOR...


Apr 03, 2014, 13:41 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Brian Binnie as Newest Test Pilot

XCOR Aerospace announced today that celebrated aviator, test pilot, engineer and commercial astronaut Brian Binnie has joined the company as Senior...


Nov 19, 2013, 17:30 ET Hot Fire: XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance Achieve Major Milestone in Liquid Hydrogen Engine Program

XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced a significant milestone today, the first successful hot fire of the subscale 2500 lbf...


Sep 23, 2013, 13:43 ET XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance Announce Important Milestone in Liquid Hydrogen Engine Program

XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance announced significant progress today in the XCOR/ULA liquid hydrogen (LH2) engine development...


Mar 26, 2013, 14:31 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Significant Propulsion Milestone on Lynx Suborbital Vehicle

 XCOR Aerospace today announced a first in aviation and space history, the firing of a full piston pump-powered rocket engine. This...


Feb 14, 2013, 18:10 ET XCOR Advances Business Development Team

 A trio of new senior appointments in the Business Development Team were announced today at XCOR Aerospace, signaling the continued progress...


Jan 11, 2013, 18:40 ET Unilever Buys 22 Flights on XCOR Aerospace's Lynx® Suborbital Spacecraft For Global AXE® Campaign

Commercial spaceflight is entering the main stream and looking (and smelling) quite good!   United Kingdom-based Unilever Group and Space...


Sep 25, 2012, 13:50 ET Bryan Campen Joins XCOR As Director of Media and Public Relations

XCOR Aerospace announced today that Bryan Campen has joined the company as its Director of Media and Public Relations.  Members of the press...


Jul 24, 2012, 12:18 ET XCOR Releases Payload Users Guide for Lynx Suborbital Vehicle

 XCOR Aerospace announced today that the Lynx suborbital vehicle's Payload User's Guide (PUG) is now available online from XCOR's website...


Jul 09, 2012, 15:52 ET XCOR Aerospace And Midland Development Corporation Announce Establishment Of XCOR's New Commercial Spaceflight R&D Center Headquarters

 The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) and XCOR Aerospace jointly announced today the establishment of XCOR's new Commercial Space...


Jun 20, 2012, 14:05 ET XCOR and Excalibur Almaz sign MOU for suborbital training services

Excalibur Almaz Limited (EA), a commercial aerospace company based on the Isle of Man, British Isles, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...


Jun 07, 2012, 14:39 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Space Expedition Corporation (SXC) As General Sales Agent For Space Tourism Flights

 With the Tom Sachs space-themed art exhibit, "Space Program: Mars" as a backdrop, XCOR Aerospace named Space Expedition Corporation (SXC) as...