April 08, 2004

You Go Burt!

Tahoo! News:

For the first time the government has cleared a commercial aviator to fly to the edge of Earth's orbit in an experimental aircraft that could become the model for taking tourists into space, regulators said on Wednesday.

The Federal Aviation Administration issued the license for a commercially sponsored suborbital manned flight to Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites group of Mojave, California.

Posted by jackhodgson at April 8, 2004 01:15 PM