A full-scale model of the XCOR Lynx spacecraft under development was on display at the 2012 International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in Las Cruces, N.M.
CREDIT: Clara Moskowitz/SPACE

See Inside the Private Lynx Space Plane (Photos)
by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE Assistant Managing Editor
Date: 25 October 2012 Time: 10:00 AM ET

The builders of a new private space plane designed to launch a pilot and passenger on suborbital spaceflights offered a glimpse inside the novel rocket ship last week during an annual gathering of commercial spaceflight companies and experts.

A full-scale mockup of a new suborbital spacecraft, called the Lynx, was on display by the Mojave, Calif.-based commercial spaceflight firm XCOR Aerospace during the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in New Mexico. The vehicle is designed to carry one pilot and one passenger on brief rides to space for $95,000 a ticket.

Read more: Inside the Private Lynx Space Plane (Photos) | Space.

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