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NASA Salutes SpaceShipOne Team

NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe congratulated the SpaceShipOne team on the second successful flight of a human on a private spacecraft. Administrator O'Keefe was in the Mojave Desert, Calif., today to watch SpaceShipOne pilot ...

dateSep 30, 2004 in
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NASA's Congratulations to SpaceShipOne's X Prize Win

NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe today congratulated the SpaceShipOne team on the third successful flight of a private human spacecraft. The team also wins the $10 million X Prize competition. The X Prize Foundation created ...

dateOct 05, 2004 in
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SpaceShipOne goes on display in Washington

SpaceShipOne, the first privately built and piloted vehicle to reach space, has gone on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

dateOct 06, 2005 in
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Second SpaceShipOne Launch On October 4th

Burt Rutan's Mojave Aerospace Ventures Team successfully reached an altitude of 337,500 feet with Mike Melvill (the pilot) onboard plus ballast (approx. 180 Kg). This flight was deemed by the Judges as a successful first ...

dateOct 03, 2004 in
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Space tourism projects at a glance

Virgin Galactic later this month in Mojave, California, is preparing to roll out its new SpaceShipTwo, a vehicle the company hopes will one day take tourists to the edge of space. It comes roughly 15½ months since an earlier ...

dateFeb 15, 2016 in Space Exploration
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