The Blog

12 Dec

Masten Wins NASA SBIR

NASA announced on Wednesday the list of companies that will negotiate final terms for a 2010 Phase I SBIR. We’re proud to announce that one of our submissions – a “Terrestrial Plume Impingement Testbed” made the cut! A while back we realized the potential of our rockets as what we then jokingly termed a “supersonic

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06 Dec

Meet Xaero

Our latest vehicle, Xaero is a restacked Xoie with a carbon fiber aeroshell and an updated all aluminum engine.

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10 Sep

Personnel Updates

Because of our success last year with the Lunar Lander Challenge, we’ve seen an increase in interest in our employees. Personnel changes were not unexpected and we take it as a great compliment that our competitors have interest in all of our team members, including technicians. We’re obviously doing something right when our folks are

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31 Aug

Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research (CRuSR) Award!

Masten Space Systems Wins NASA Suborbital Contract MOJAVE, Calif., August 31 /PRNewswire/ — Masten Space Systems, a leader in vertical take off, vertical landing (VTVL) rocket vehicles, announced a contract today with NASA’s new Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research (CRuSR) program. The initial contract is for four flights of test payloads on Xaero, Masten’s next-generation vehicle

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26 May

Masten Space Re-Lights Rocket Engine in Flight

Masten Space Re-Lights Rocket Engine in Flight MOJAVE, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ — Masten Space Systems, a leader in vertical take off, vertical landing (VTVL) rocket vehicles, successfully demonstrated in-air engine re-light capability today at the company’s test facility in Mojave, CA. Xombie, Masten’s most-flown vehicle, carried out the test Wednesday and became the first

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25 May

XCOR and Masten Announce Strategic Relationship for NASA Landers Business

May 25th, 2010, Mojave, CA, USA: XCOR Aerospace and Masten Space Systems, two of the leaders in the New Space sector, have announced a strategic business and technology relationship to pursue jointly the anticipated NASA sponsored unmanned lander projects. These automated lander programs are expected to serve as robotic test beds on Earth, on the

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04 May

We’re Hiring!

We’ve opened the hiring doors a bit wider! If you dig around, you’ll find a new Careers page, and added a handful of job descriptions for positions we’re looking to fill shortly. There are some very exciting things brewing for Masten Space Systems – things we can’t talk about publicly, but if you join the

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