XCOR’s First Operational Lynx to Fly From CuracaoApril 18, 2011 at 12:24 pm | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: Parabolic Arc
X-COR and SXC sign exclusivity contract for ‘tail number 1’
Earlier this month, SXC [Space Experience Curacao] and XCOR signed the Memorandum of Understanding, in which the mutually exclusive agreements are officially documented. SXC will be the only party, besides XCOR, to make use of the first spacecraft.
The international press gathered for a press conference at the National Aerospace Laboratory (Nederlands Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium) in Amsterdam exactly 50 years after Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. The Dutch space travel initiative together with XCOR, the American designer and producer of the spacecraft, announced which milestones were recently reached. [Full story]