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SpaceShipTwo Keeps Building With New Competition

mattnyc99 (1008511) writes | about 6 years ago

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mattnyc99 (1008511) writes "There's a new entry in the race for the first space tourism jet: XCOR Aerospace, a California-based rocket builder, says its clean-burning, two-seat Lynx spacecraft will lift off by 2010. After we only saw a mockup of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo a couple months back, you'd think this was serious competition in the "New Space" race, but these photos show that Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites is well on its way with construction. So much for NASA..."
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