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Next Launch TMA-16M on a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
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XCOR Announces Milestone for Company's Lynx Suborbital Vehicle

Photo Credit: Mike Massee / XCOR

The company producing the Lynx suborbital space plane has announced that it has successfully test-fired a full-piston, pump-powered rocket engine. It is hoped that similar engines can allow the Mojave, Calif.-based company to conduct multiple suborbital flights per day.

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NewSpace Firm XCOR Eyes Florida's Space Coast

Florida Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla) gestures to those in attendance regarding the prospects of having XCOR open a base of operations on Florida’s SPace Coast. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studios

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – The private space firm XCOR announced possible plans to establish a base of operations along Florida’s Space […]