Spaceflight Insider

News Archive / Tagged: XCOR Aerospace

  • XCOR co-founder Aleta Jackson dies

    Curt GodwinDecember 7th, 2016

    XCOR Aerospace co-founder Loretta “Aleta” Jackson DeLong died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, from complications stemming from chemotherapy treatments in Midland, Texas. The aerospace pioneer was 68.

  • Three founders leave XCOR and start Agile Aero

    Joe LatrellDecember 1st, 2015

    Three XCOR Aerospace founders who left the company have formed Agile Aero, a new company aimed at tackling the problem of long development times in the aerospace industry. This announcement follows a shakeup within XCOR which has left many analysts wondering what the future holds for the firm.

  • XCOR tests out new engine for United Launch Alliance

    Jason RhianNovember 22nd, 2014

    Private space firm XCOR Aerospace has recently announced that it has finished the latest series of tests on a liquid hydrogen rocket engine that the company is producing for Colorado-based United Launch Alliance (ULA ). XCOR has stated that this is an important milestone toward running the LH2 (liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen) engine in a fully […]