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SPACE ENTREPRENEUR DR. PETER H. DIAMANDIS WINS 2003 WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARD FOR SPACE

Published by spacecowboy on Thu Jun 26, 2003 3:07 am
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Dr. Peter H. Diamandis has been selected as the winner of the World Technology Network’s (WTN) World Technology Award for Space, an award recognizing his vast achievements in the emerging commercial space and public spaceflight arena.
Dr. Diamandis has founded or co-founded ten leading companies and non-profit organizations in the space field most notably the X PRIZE Foundation (www.xprize.org), Zero Gravity Corporation (www.zerogcorp.com), Space Adventures (www.spaceadventures.com) and the International Space University (www.isunet.edu). Diamandis is founder and chairman of the X PRIZE, a $10 million prize awarded to the first private group to build and fly a three-person spaceship to 100 km and repeat the trip within two weeks. He is also the CEO of Zero Gravity Corporation, which will bring the experience of weightless parabolic flights to the general public this fall utilizing a specially modified Boeing 727 aircraft. Read More

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