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English Rocket Company Moves to Cruces

Published by Sigurd De Keyser on Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:01 pm
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chabot imageLouie Gilot, El Paso Times
A British company chose Las Cruces to reach for the stars.
Starchaser Industries, one of the contenders for the $10 million Ansari X Prize, will open an office in Las Cruces next month and begin launch tests at White Sands later this year, company officials said. Starchaser is building a small, reusable passenger spacecraft.
The Ansari X Prize is an international contest in which the first team to send a privately financed rocket with three passengers into space twice in two weeks will receive $10 million. The prize aims to encourage research into commercial space travel. Read More

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