American Mojave Aerospace Ventures Team plans to make the first flight toward the Ansari X-Prize on Sept. 29 by flying its SpaceShipOne rocket glider to 100 km. (328,084 ft.) altitude, carrying the pilot plus the weight of two passengers. The flight has to be repeated within two weeks with the same craft to win the prize. The team is a partnership between sole investor Paul G. Allen and Scaled Composites President Burt Rutan and his group. SpaceShipOne barely exceeded 100 km. for the ...

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