September 30, 2004: One Down, One To GoSpaceShipOne, with pilot Mike Melvill, succeeded in the first of two required suborbital flights to claim the $10 million X Prize.
According to CNN, it was an unexpectedly eventful flight. Read the story for more details.
SJ Games congratulates Paul Allen, Burt Rutan, and the entire Scaled Composites team. Good luck on flight number two!
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