Sunday, October 03, 2004

Burt Rutan Scheduled to Clinch X-Prize on Monday

The X PRIZE has just received official notice from Burt Rutan that SpaceShipOne's second flight (X2) will take place Monday morning, October 4th.

Expected flight timeline:
* Takeoff at 7am PT
* Ignition at 8am PT
* Landing at 8:30am PT
* Press Conference to announce official Altitude at 10:30am PT

The entire flight and press conference can be viewed LIVE at www.xprize.org

Thus begins the era of manned space travel for anyone who can afford it.

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