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SpaceShipOne an illustrated history by Dan Linehan

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Published by Zenith Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rutan, Burt,
  • SpaceShipOne (Spacecraft) -- Pictorial works,
  • Aeronautics -- Records -- United States,
  • Space tourism,
  • Space flights

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSpace Ship One
StatementDan Linehan ; foreword by Arthur C. Clarke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL795 .L56 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18865248M
ISBN 109780760331880
LC Control Number2007043098

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SpaceShipOne won the $10 million Ansari X Prize for repeated flights in a privately developed reusable spacecraft, the Collier Trophy for greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in , and the National Air and Space Museum Trophy for Current Achievement. The Museum will host a reception and panel discussion with best-selling author Julian Guthrie, who will discuss her new book about the Ansari XPRIZE competition, “How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight.”Joining Guthrie will be three major figures in the story, Ansari XPRIZE founder Peter Diamandis, cofounder Erik Lindbergh, and Dave. SpaceShipOne Program Summary SpaceShipOne (Tier-1) test program nor about details of the design and fabrication of SS1 and its systems. This presentation tells the story of how a seen in Paul’s book “Idea Man”, and in two Discovery video documentaries titled. SpaceShipOne. SpaceShipOne raced to space on October 4, and won the $10 million Anasari X-Prize. A bit earlier, on June 21, , SpaceShipOne was the first privately-funded human-operated spacecraft to venture into space when it flew to approximately kilometers (60 miles) in height twice over a two week period.