Thursday, February 26, 2009
XCOR offers free flight to Tuskegee airman
According to Andy Pasztor of the Wall Street Journal the start-up space tourism and rocket industry company XCOR is offering a free rocketplane ride to Tuskegee airman Le Roy Gillead. The company announced the free flight recently as part of its bid to promote its private space tourism ventures. Early flights of the XCOR rocket plane Lynx are planned for 2012. The company is also looking to raise additional capital.