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Northrop Grumman developing XS-1 experimental spaceplane

  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic are developing a preliminary design and flight demonstration plan for DARPA's (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's) experimental spaceplane XS-1 program.
  • In addition to its reusable boosters which will afford low-cost launches, the XS-1 will serve as a test-bed for new generation hypersonic aircraft.
  • Northrop Grumman is defining its concept for XS-1 under a 13-month, phase one contract valued at $3.9M.
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