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Offline Craftyatom

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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1260 on: 02/10/2018 03:37 PM »
Let's buy a Lynx!!!!
The real question is, whose front yard do we put it in?

If Chris's, how do we get it across the ocean?
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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1261 on: 02/10/2018 05:14 PM »
Let's buy a Lynx!!!!
The real question is, whose front yard do we put it in?

If Chris's, how do we get it across the ocean?

I suspect that there would be iTAR issues getting it to Chris.   I'd see if Jeff Greason wanted it ...

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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1262 on: 03/24/2018 12:37 PM »
Quote from: Ben Brockert
Anyone know Lyn Freeman? He appears to have bought XCOR for $1M.
https://twitter.com/wikkit/status/976969836344459264

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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1264 on: 03/24/2018 07:10 PM »
Interesting; I wonder if he is going to focus on the rocketplane side, or the engine side. An up-rated 4A3 seems like a good fit for his Build A Rocket kit: http://www.buildaplane.com/what-is-build-a-rocket/
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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1265 on: 03/25/2018 06:47 PM »
Interesting; I wonder if he is going to focus on the rocketplane side, or the engine side. An up-rated 4A3 seems like a good fit for his Build A Rocket kit: http://www.buildaplane.com/what-is-build-a-rocket/
Great, why not both? Maybe I'll get to build my own ME-163 Komet that doesn't explode upon landing... ;D
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Re: XCOR and the Lynx rocket
« Reply #1266 on: 04/20/2018 05:35 PM »
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Bankrupt Spaceflight Company's Assets to Help Young Minds Soar
By Douglas Messier, Space.com Contributor | April 20, 2018 12:46pm ET

MOJAVE, Calif. Before it went bankrupt last year, XCOR Aerospace had ambitious plans to fly tourists to space with the company's fully reusable Lynx suborbital vehicle. But now, the company's assets will be used for a more down-to-Earth purpose: giving high school and college students hands-on experience with rockets and space technology.

A nonprofit organization called Build A Plane purchased XCOR's assets at auction for just under $1.1 million, according to court records.

https://www.space.com/40352-xcor-aerospace-lynx-space-plan-stem-education.html

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