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X Prize veterans work on next space steps

Published by Sigurd De Keyser on Fri Oct 7, 2005 8:24 am
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By Alan Boyle; LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A year and two days after the world’s first privately developed spaceship won the $10 million Ansari X Prize, leaders of the “personal spaceflight revolution” regrouped here on Thursday to reflect on the past and future course of their infant industry.

Several veterans of the X Prize competition said they hoped to match SpaceShipOne’s prize-winning feat by the end of next year. Meanwhile, Virgin Galactic, the British company that is bankrolling the construction of a fleet of SpaceShipTwos, hinted that it may soon announce new twists in its space travel plans.

Read more at MSNBC.com.

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