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US Military Awards New Contracts for XS-1 Space Plane

August 7, 2015

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman about $6.5 million each for work under “Phase 1B” of the XS-1 space plane program.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.space.com

Boeing and Northrup Grumman received funding from DARPA to continue development of designs for a reusable Earth to LEO launch system that can carry cargo into orbit ten times in ten days.

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