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18 Dec, 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...


11 Dec, 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®...


24 Nov, 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...


20 Nov, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


17 Sep, 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...


15 Aug, 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...


13 Aug, 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...


30 Jun, 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...


27 May, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


23 Sep, 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...


26 Mar, 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...


14 Feb, 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...


11 Jan, 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...


25 Sep, 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...


24 Jul, 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...


09 Jul, 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...


20 Jun, 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)...


16 May, 2012, 07:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Announces Lynx Suborbital Flight Winner

XCOR Aerospace today announced the grand prize winner of a trip aboard the Lynx Mark I suborbital launch vehicle.  XCOR Chief Operating...


03 May, 2012, 23:37 ET XCOR Aerospace Hits Route 66 With Experimental Motorcycle

  XCOR's innovative piston pump technology took a ride from Roswell, NM to Mojave, CA in April 2012.   "We debated how best to put many...


27 Feb, 2012, 16:00 ET XCOR Aerospace Closes $5 Million Round of Investment Capital

XCOR Aerospace announced today that it recently closed a $5 million round of equity funding. The round, combined with cash on hand plus...


27 Feb, 2012, 04:13 ET XCOR Announces New Lynx Vehicle Payload Integrators

At the Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) 2012 in Palo Alto, California, XCOR Aerospace announced that EMXYS of Spain, Texas...


30 Jan, 2012, 11:36 ET Final Call to Register and Win Suborbital Research Flight at Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC-2012)

XCOR Aerospace and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) announce the final week to register and become eligible to win a suborbital research...


15 Nov, 2011, 17:59 ET Suborbital Research Flight Giveaway Announced by XCOR Aerospace & Southwest Research Institute for Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC)-2012

 In a first of its kind prize for the reusable suborbital research community, XCOR Aerospace and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)...