Xaero-A was the first Masten vehicle to feature a composite aeroshell for improved performance at higher altitudes and velocities. Masten Space Systems is a leader in vertical landing technology and EDL test beds with missions to the moon. The company develops innovative rocket technologies and is driven by the goal of lowering the barriers to space access. An advanced "E-Class" aeroshell vehicle, with a primary focus of developing Masten's cradle landing technology. Masten Space Systems is based in Mojave, CA. Xaero-B (XA-0.1-E-4) Flight Count: 75 Campaigns Flown: 2 Status: Inactive Stats Dimensions: 12' x 6' Max Demonstrated Altitude: 300m Max Demonstrated Downrange: 0m Engine: "Scimitar" 1000Lbf. Terrestrial vehicles An Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) test … Masten Space Systems is a private company founded in 2004 by CTO David Masten. Xaero-A was lost on its 115th flight while testing out new technologies to higher altitudes and commands. The XA-0.1-E-4 ("Xaero-B") is a follow on to the Xaero-A program. If you would like more information about this topic, please visit www.masten.aero or email info@masten.aero. Back to Top.