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Interorbital Systems

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Interorbital Systems Corporation (IOS) is an American aerospace manufacturer active in Mojave, California. [1]

29 relations: Aerospace engineering, Aerospace manufacturer, America's Space Prize, Ansari X Prize, CubeSat, Enclosure (John Frusciante album), Google Lunar X Prize, Hypergolic propellant, John Frusciante, Launch vehicle, Mojave Air and Space Port, Mojave, California, MSNBC, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, Orbital spaceflight, OTRAG, OTRAG (rocket), Private spaceflight, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rocket engine, Rocket launch, Scaled Composites, Sounding rocket, SpaceShipOne, Sub-orbital spaceflight, Synergy Moon, Turpentine, White fuming nitric acid, YouTube.

Aerospace engineering

Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

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Aerospace manufacturer

An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, or spacecraft.

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America's Space Prize

America's Space Prize was a US$50 million space competition in orbital spaceflight established and funded in 2004 by hotel entrepreneur Robert Bigelow.

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Ansari X Prize

The Ansari X Prize was a space competition in which the X Prize Foundation offered a US$10,000,000 prize for the first non-government organization to launch a reusable manned spacecraft into space twice within two weeks.

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CubeSat

A CubeSat (U-class spacecraft) is a type of miniaturized satellite for space research that is made up of multiples of 10×10×10 cm cubic units.

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Enclosure (John Frusciante album)

Enclosure is the tenth solo album by John Frusciante released on April 8, 2014 (7 April in UK) on Record Collection.

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Google Lunar X Prize

The Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP), sometimes referred to as Moon 2.0, was a 2007–2018 inducement prize space competition organized by the X Prize Foundation, and sponsored by Google.

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Hypergolic propellant

A hypergolic propellant combination used in a rocket engine is one whose components spontaneously ignite when they come into contact with each other.

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John Frusciante

John Anthony Frusciante (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.

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Launch vehicle

A launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from Earth's surface through outer space, either to another surface point (suborbital), or into space (Earth orbit or beyond).

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Mojave Air and Space Port

The Mojave Air and Space Port, also known as the Civilian Aerospace Test Center, is located in Mojave, California, at an elevation of.

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Mojave, California

Mojave (formerly, Mohave) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.

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Office of Commercial Space Transportation

The Office of Commercial Space Transportation (generally referred to as FAA/AST or simply AST) is the branch of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that approves any commercial rocket launch operations — that is, any launches that are not classified as model, amateur, or "by and for the government" — in the case of a U.S. launch operator and/or a launch from the U.S.

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Orbital spaceflight

An orbital spaceflight (or orbital flight) is a spaceflight in which a spacecraft is placed on a trajectory where it could remain in space for at least one orbit.

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OTRAG

OTRAG (Orbital Transport und Raketen AG, or Orbital Transport and Rockets, Inc.), was a German company based in Stuttgart, which planned in the late 1970s and early 1980s to develop an alternative propulsion system for rockets.

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OTRAG (rocket)

The OTRAG rocket was a modular satellite-delivery rocket developed by the OTRAG company in the 1970s and 80s.

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Private spaceflight

Private spaceflight is flight beyond the Kármán line (above the nominal edge of space at Earth altitude)—or the development of new spaceflight technology—that is conducted and paid for by an entity other than a government agency.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Rocket engine

A rocket engine uses stored rocket propellant mass for forming its high-speed propulsive jet.

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Rocket launch

A rocket launch is the takeoff phase of the flight of a rocket.

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Scaled Composites

Scaled Composites (often called simply Scaled) is an American aerospace company founded by Burt Rutan and currently owned by Northrop Grumman that is located at the Mojave Air and Space Port, Mojave, California, United States.

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Sounding rocket

A sounding rocket, sometimes called a research rocket, is an instrument-carrying rocket designed to take measurements and perform scientific experiments during its sub-orbital flight.

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SpaceShipOne

SpaceShipOne is an experimental air-launched rocket-powered aircraft with sub-orbital spaceflight capability at speeds of up to 900 m/s (3,000 ft/s), using a hybrid rocket motor.

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Sub-orbital spaceflight

A sub-orbital spaceflight is a spaceflight in which the spacecraft reaches space, but its trajectory intersects the atmosphere or surface of the gravitating body from which it was launched, so that it will not complete one orbital revolution.

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Synergy Moon

Synergy Moon was one of five finalist teams, out of an original 33 entrants, competing for the Google Lunar X Prize —a challenge to land the first privately funded rover on the Moon.

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Turpentine

Chemical structure of pinene, a major component of turpentine Turpentine (also called spirit of turpentine, oil of turpentine, wood turpentine and colloquially turps) is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin obtained from live trees, mainly pines.

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White fuming nitric acid

White fuming nitric acid (WFNA) is a storable liquid oxidizer used with kerosene and hydrazine rocket fuel.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interorbital_Systems

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