Congratulations to SpaceShipOne

From: Bruce MacDonald (
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 11:58:03 EDT

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    It seems fitting that, on the 47th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik 1,
    Burt Rutan and the SpaceShipOne team have succeeded (unofficially so far at
    least) in winning the X-Prize:
    My congratulations to Burt Rutan and his colleagues, especially the pilots.
    I look forward to the day when we can observe privately-funded spacecraft in
    Best wishes,
    Bruce MacDonald
    COSPAR Site 2751
    Devizes, Wiltshire, UK
    51.5440 N 1.9849 W 125m (WGS84)
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