View Full Version : SpaceShipOne Gets Government Approval

2005-Sep-11, 06:16 AM
SUMMARY: The US Department of Transportation announced this week that it has given Scaled Composites a license to fly its SpaceShipOne suborbital spacecraft. The license was issued on April 1, and allows Scaled to fly SpaceShipOne for the period of one year. This authorization is required for all the X-Prize contenders who plan to launch their vehicles within the United States. On April 8, SpaceShipOne completed its second supersonic test flight - this time it traveled up to Mach 2, beating its own record.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/spaceshipone_approved_flight.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.