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Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne almost reaches 40 miles altitude in test flight.

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Jack Briggs, May 13, 2004.

  1. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    With each month, it looks like we are getting ever closer to the reality of a private, manned, suborbital spacecraft taking flight to the very edge of the starry abyss. And, as you can read in the linked article, Burt Rutan's SpaceShipOne just might take the coveted X-Prize within two or three months.

    Is this an exciting era or what?

    "Almost there..."
     
  2. RobertR

    RobertR Lead Actor

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    Thanks so much for the link, Jack. I love hearing about this sort of thing. The X prize is more exciting that the Kremer prize. [​IMG]
     

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