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XPrize.org: ANSARI X PRIZE Flight Attempt 9/29/04

Published by Sigurd De Keyser on Thu Sep 23, 2004 6:07 am
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The American Mojave Aerospace team, led by research aircraft developer Burt Rutan, will attempt to win the $10 million ANSARI X PRIZE by completing two successful flights September 29th and October 4th (tentative) at the Mojave Airport Civilian Aerospace Test Center in Mojave, California. Can’t make it to Mojave? No problem! Space enthusiasts from around the world will be able to turn on their computers and tune into the excitement via live webcast at www.xprize.org/webcast.
Beginning at 6:00 am PST, viewers will be able to watch Mojave Aerospace Ventures’ White Knight airplane and SpaceShipOne soar 100km into suborbital space from various angles and listen to commentary from event sponsors, X PRIZE Foundation executives and American Mojave Aerospace Team members.

On-site Event Location: Mojave Airport Civilian Aerospace Test Center in Mojave, California 1434 Flight Line, Mojave, CA 93501

Flight Dates and Times: Wed., September 29th, 2004 Mon., October 4th, 2004 (tentative) 7:00 am- 10:00 am (tentative) 7:00 am- 10:00 am (tentative)

General Admittance:
Gates for attendance and parking will open at 3:00 am Wednesday, September 29.
RV parking is available at the event beginning 5:00PM on September 28th and 5:00PM on October 3rd. The cost is $50 and is good for one night only.
Parking passes for both launches are $35 per car and accommodate up to eight people.
Preferred Parking passes are $100 and accommodate up to eight people and are only available for pre-sale.

Purchasing Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online here or by calling 800-367-5833 up until Noon PST on Fri. Sept. 24th. All orders are shipped via Fed Ex to ensure on time delivery. General auto parking passes for $20 per car are also available the day of each launch.

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