June 07, 2004

Rutan X-Prize clarification

According to this item at TechnologyReview.com, the June 21 flight of SpaceShipOne will not be one of the X-Prize qualifying flights.

The flight itself won’t be one of the two qualifying flights needed to win the prize, since Scaled will apparently not carry the equivalent mass of two passengers as required for the X Prize rules.

Posted by jackhodgson at June 7, 2004 09:51 AM