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XCOR Aerospace Receives Lynx Mark I Cockpit
XCOR Aerospace Receives Lynx Mark I Cockpit
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Xcor Aerospace, Inc.
P.O. Box 1163
Mojave, CA, 93502
USA



Press release date: April 9, 2014

Vehicle Integration Commences

MOJAVE, Calif. – XCOR Aerospace announced today that the XCOR® Lynx® Mark I cockpit has been delivered. AdamWorks engineers, along with XCOR engineers, performed several successful pressure tests before it was packed and shipped to XCOR.

The cockpit is the principle major subassembly XCOR needs to begin assembly of the Lynx suborbital spaceplane. 

"The successful pressure testing of the Lynx cockpit and its delivery is a major milestone for us," said XCOR Founder and CEO Jeff Greason. "This will enable us to accelerate toward integration, ground testing and first flight over the rest of this year."

Andrew Nelson, Chief Operating Officer of XCOR added, "Our clients and partners are very happy to see this significant sign of progress.  I could not be more happy with our designers, engineers and team who have worked so hard on this major accomplishment. We are that much closer to suborbital operations."

XCOR Aerospace: XCOR Aerospace is based in Mojave, California. It is currently creating a Research and Development Center in Midland, Texas, and will be establishing an operational and manufacturing site at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. XCOR builds safe, reliable and reusable rocket-powered vehicles, propulsion systems, advanced non-flammable composites and rocket piston pumps. XCOR works with aerospace prime contractors and government customers on major propulsion systems, while also building Lynx. Lynx is a piloted, two-seat, fully reusable liquid rocket-powered vehicle that takes off and lands horizontally. The Lynx family of vehicles serves three primary missions depending on their specific type including: research and scientific missions, private spaceflight and micro satellite launch (only on the Lynx Mark III). Lynx production models (designated Lynx Mark II) are designed to be robust, multi-mission (research/scientific or private spaceflight) commercial vehicles capable of flying to 100+ km in altitude, up to four times per day. Lynx vehicles are available to customers in the free world on a wet lease basis to start their own manned space flight program. Learn more at www.xcor.com.

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XCOR Aerospace

Contact:
Bryan Campen
Director of Media and Public Relations
Phone: +1 (630) 877-0225
Email: press@xcor.com
Twitter: @XCOR
Facebook: /XCOR

Web Site: http://www.xcor.com


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