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XCOR Pursues Dream a Step at a Time

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GOLDEN, Colo. -- For the last eight years privately held XCOR Aerospace Inc. has taken a slow, methodical approach to achieving its vision for reusable orbital space transportation.

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ULA and XCOR Join Forces on Upper-Stage Engine Project

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WASHINGTON — Commercial spaceflight startup XCOR Aerospace and United Launch Alliance (ULA) plan to develop a low-cost liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen engine that could one day replace the RL 10 that currently powers the upper stage of ULA’s Atlas 5 and Delta 4 rockets, the companies announced March 22.

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Tiny XCOR Nabs Big Role in Developing Future CEV Engine

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Tiny XCOR Aerospace recently landed its biggest piece of government business to date: a $3.3 million subcontract to help Alliant Techsystems (ATK) develop a liquid-methane-fueled rocket engine for NASA's future Crew Exploration Vehicles.

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Artist concept of an XCOR Lynx spaceplane. Credit: XCOR Aerospace

XCOR Unveils Plan For New Suborbital Rocket Plane

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GOLDEN, Colo. -- Xcor Aerospace of Mojave, Calif. , unveiled plans March 26 for a new entry in the suborbital spaceship business - a rocket-powered space plane to be known as the Lynx.

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