DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
SpaceShipOne in orbit. Computer illustration of the privately-funded SpaceShipOne craft orbiting the Earth, with the Milky Way in the background. SpaceShipOne was designed by the US company Scaled Composites. In 2004, it was twice flown to suborbital altitudes, winning the Ansari X-prize. N328KF is the craft's US aviation registration number. British company Virgin Galactic plan to use this spaceship design to operate space tourism flights.
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