Sunday, October 10, 2010

SpaceShipTwo flies free for first time

From: Cosmic Log - SpaceShipTwo flies free for first time

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That’s what a $200,000 airplane ride looks like, which includes a 65-mile flight ceiling. The cool thing is that they have already collected $45 million in deposits, which means that yes, they were right when they bet that they could turn this into a commercial venture. At least as long as the five planned birds don’t cost more than a couple billion …

Still, it’s one pretty plane.