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Support a Good Cause To Win a Trip To Space

by Jason Major June 26, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Well, technically not space*, but suborbital, and that’d still be way cool! And what’s even cooler is that you can enter to win a trip on an XCOR Lynx Mark II suborbital flight while helping to support a good cause of your choice, […]

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XCOR to Move Operations Near Kennedy Space Center

by Nancy Atkinson August 23, 2012

Kennedy Space Center is getting a new neighbor: XCOR Aerospace announced they intend to establish an operational base in Florida, and also hope to build a manufacturing and assembly center for the XCOR Lynx Mark II suborbital reusable launch vehicles. “Looking over the KSC Visitor Complex grounds and seeing the history of U.S. human spaceflight […]

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On The Hunt For High-Altitude Microorganisms

by Jason Major May 20, 2012

The United States Rocket Academy has announced an open call for entries in its High Altitude Astrobiology Challenge, a citizen science project that will attempt to collect samples of microbes that may be lurking in Earth’s atmosphere at the edge of space. Remove this ad Jason Major on Google+

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XCOR Lynx Slated to Fly New Suborbital Telescope

by Nancy Atkinson July 13, 2011

Commercial space company XCOR Aerospace has signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” with the Planetary Science Institute, laying the groundwork for flying a human-operated telescope on board XCOR’s Lynx spacecraft. The Atsa Suborbital Observatory is a specially designed telescope for use in suborbital space vehicles, and when used with commercial suborbital vehicles, PSI says it will […]

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