XCOR Aerospace is finalizing the structure of the Lynx suborbital spacecraft following the completion of primary supersonic wind tunnel tests that confirmed design changes to increase stability. “We had a huge amount of uncertainty going into the tunnel, but after we saw the first data come out, we looked at each other and said, ‘we have a flyable configuration,’” says XCOR CEO Jeff Greason. “We are now in the ball park, and that’s a good thing.” The tests were conducted in the trisonic ...

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