OSIDA sticks with Rocketplane despite continuing financial woes
The Journal Record
â€œThe problem is no longer, â€˜is it feasible,â€™â€ said [Rocketplane CTO Dave] Faulkner, â€œitâ€™s simply a matter of getting the money.â€ But considering the condition of the financial markets, there is no telling when the company will be able to get the funding needed to make the XP a reality.
â€œThe technical side of it is outstanding,â€ said [former astronaut John] Herrington, adding that the engineers had done remarkable work. â€œBut if you canâ€™t get investors to step up to the plate, you canâ€™t build what you want to fly.â€