SpaceShipOne, the first commercial vehicle to reach space with a pilot on board, is destined to hang from the rafters at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington. Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, who financed its development by Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites LLC and shared in the $10-million Ansari X Prize it won, has donated SpaceShipOne to the museum. The team behind the air-launched craft (see photo) also won the 2005 NASM Trophy for Current Achievement, awarded Mar. 9. ...


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