17-28. May America Business trip highlights

Bishop GmbH following the sucessful visits made in 2015, and 2016 to Seattle and Los Angeles made its way again to the USA from 17-28. May 2017.

First stop was on the morning 18. May at LACI (Los Angles Cleantech Incubator) to report on Bishop GmbH’s innovations (Micro Attachment, Composite Rivet etc),
and to follow up any local opportunities (for example tie up with similar company working with JPL).

Also on 18. May, a visit was made to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at Los Angeles.
Some information was collected, including on an Electric Jet Engine

On 19. May the Getty Museum was visited…

The 22. May was spent building up the Booth from 2016 (somewhat frustrating with a difficult and indifferent supplier)

Spacetech Expo Ca. Pasadena
Bishop Exhibited rom 23-25. May at Spacetech Pasadena. See attached EXPO TV Interview on the attached video file
(Mr Bishop was suffering a throat infection which mitigated his ability to speak)


From left Busness Development Exe. Mr Jog and Ms weeks, Astronaut Mr Yanazaki and Mr Bishop

Rocket Bladder tank on display (courtesy Formtech)

Booth cabinet full of Bishop innovation and 3 Spaceplanes

From left Ms Weeks, Mr Bishop holding Lynx Spaceplane and Astronaut Yanazaki

On 26. May, Bishop GmbH visited XCOR at Mojave Airport to see the Lynx Rocket SpacePlane
XCOR Propulsion Engineer Mr Voigt, Senior Engineer Mr Anderson and Senior Test Pilot Mr Binnie

From left Busness Development Exe. Mr Jog and Ms weeks and Mr Bishop by the Lynx mock-up

XCOR Lynx Rocket Engine

XCOR Rocket SpacePlane awaiting intergration

Rear view of XCOR Spaceplane without one piece wings.

Bishop GmbH MD Mr Bishop was given instruction on the XCOR Flight Simulator by SENIOR TEST Pilot Brian Binnie
(and managed to land back on the Mojave runway first time).

A glimpse into the future was seen, and the importance of the Spaceplane recognized. In conclusion, many contacts
with great potential are now being followed up – including involvement on the Lynx Spaceplane.

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