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News Archive / Tagged: XCOR

  • XCOR’s Lynx engine design has breakthrough

    Joe LatrellDecember 15th, 2015

    XCOR announced a breakthrough on their 5K18 engine on Dec. 14. Engineers were able to 'close the loop' in terms of the engine, a completion of their efforts to validate the 5K18's thermodynamics under test conditions.

  • Major management shakeup leaves XCOR’s future in question

    Joe LatrellNovember 24th, 2015

    XCOR has marked the departure of two of the organization's founders in an apparent management reshuffle announced on November 23, 2015. The press release issued by the aerospace firm discussed the two founders and their contributions to XCOR and the Lynx vehicle. Their departure places the company in uncertain waters.