SpaceShipOne wins the X Prize
October 4, 2004
As a lifelong supporter of the idea of private space travel, I'm so thrilled to see Burt Rutan claim the Ansari X Prize. Now I have to work on having hundreds of thousands of dollars to waste, and they have to work on making tickets on the rocketship a little cheaper.
Yesterday Burt Rutan and the entire cast and crew of Scaled Composites won the Ansari X Prize. Why them? Do they have better engineers than any other contender? Perhaps, but not likely. More funding? Nope. Better equipment? I doubt Read More