On June 21, the privately-funded SpaceShipOne will launch for a history-making, 100 km (62 mile) altitude flight.
â€œOur goal is to demonstrate that non-government manned space flight operations are not only feasible, but can be done at very low costs.â€ (Burt Rutan)
Read the article at MSNBC.com here, and check out the Scaled Composites FAQ and related pages.
Thanks to Phil Luchon for this reference.
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Check out the ocverage at MSNBC.com.
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Commercial subortible space travel will, apparently, be starting sooner than people in this generation expected.