Masten Space Systems is a vertically integrated aerospace R&D and flight services company creating and deploying reliable, reusable rocket vehicles and components. The company builds regeneratively cooled bipropellant propulsion systems and fully reusable vertical takeoff and landing launch vehicles. Masten focuses on unmanned suborbital flights.

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Masten Space Systems selected by DARPA for XS-1 Program

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Astrobotic Technology And Masten Perform Visually Guided Precision Landing

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NASA partners with Masten for Lunar CATALYST

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Xaero-B Rising

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Scimitar Rocket Engine


Masten’s goal is to improve the technologies required for increased exploration of the solar system. We work toward our goal by enabling our customers to test descent and landing trajectories rapidly and safely. We can fly five times a day and have software on board that flies the vehicle safely home if we have to abort in flight.

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Sound engineers captured audio of @XaeroB during live fire testing. @XaeroB rocket sounds used in the movie @Interstellarnow

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Masten Space Systems selected by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for XS-1 Program - Mojave, CA (July 23, 2014) — Masten Space Systems, Inc. (Masten) announced today that the company has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of Phase 1 of the Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program to develop a reusable launch vehicle. Over the last decade, Masten has built three highly