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Interorbital Systems News Update

Published by spacecowboy on Thu Jul 1, 2004 4:30 pm
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chabot imageThe Solaris X three-person X PRIZE design has now been switched over to its original configuration as the upper stage of the Neptune-Solaris Orbital Spaceliner, a two-stage stack carrying an eight-person space tourism capsule. Interorbital Systems has been an advocate of orbital tourism and on-orbit human-presence activities since the company’s founding in 1996. In a parallel project, Interorbital Systems is completing work on the third stage of a nanosatellite launch vehicle. IOS is competing to become the first purely private-sector rocket company to launch a privately funded satellite into orbit.

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