Wednesday, December 16, 2009

On this day (12/17/1903) Wilbur and Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk made the first powered flight ever. Only 106 years ago...

Today (ish) Branson and Rutan are doing this:

This was the rollout of Spaceship Two recently.

The Virgin Galactic webpage is here. You can sign up with a deposit of $20,000 toward the full cost of $200,000, or about five years of the median American's income.

For considerably less than that I got my hands on a third of this lovely 1975 Cessna Aerobat: