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Ex-Space Plane: Inside the Hangar at Bankrupt XCOR Aerospace (Photos)

Lynx Prototype

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An unfinished Lynx prototype.

XCOR Office

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An office with a schedule on the wall and kids' art behind the desk.

Cockpit

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An unfinished Lynx prototype cockpit.

EZ-Rocket

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An EZ-Rocket.

Big Dreams

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An XCOR banner still hangs in the hangar of the bankrupt company. Build A Plane Founder Lyn Freeman has purchased XCOR Aerospace's assets to help teach kids about aerospace technology. Read the full story here.

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