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Space race heats up with unveiling of aircraft

...come partially off the top-secret project. British billionaire Sir Richard Branson and American aerospace designer Burt Rutan are due Monday to show off their mothership, which is designed to air launch a passenger-toting spaceship out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/27/bus_467119.shtml
Business
After private rocket flight, is space tourism next?

...designed it believes we are still a long way from regular space tourism. SpaceShipOne, designed by aviation pioneer Burt Rutan, soared to 328,491 feet above Earth on Monday, just a little more than 400 feet above the distance scientists widely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/liv_419874.shtml
Life & style
States again considering the spaceport business

...hype but no real construction. Finally, technology may have caught up with starry-eyed plans. Aerospace designer Burt Rutan, who is building a commercial spaceship fleet for British space tourism operator Virgin Galactic, recently expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/15/liv_81226.shtml
Life & style
SpaceShipOne proving space tourism possible

...In 10 years, everyone will know that if they want to, they can go to orbit in their life," SpaceShipOne designer Burt Rutan told NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday. "They will know that instead of just hope or dream." The X Prize, offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/06/bus_430461.shtml
Business
Another Lindbergh

...from the funding by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to Burt Rutan's original design of the rocket and mother aircraft that carried it aloft. "We need people like Burt Rutan," said Lembeck, "with innovative ideas that will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/25/edi_420099.shtml
Editorials
No such thing as a free ride to outer space

...not worried. He said he's confident in the man tasked to build Virgin's commercial spacecraft - aerospace designer Burt Rutan, whose SpaceShipOne became the first privately manned rocket to reach space in 2004. Ramsburg considers the prize a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/29/liv_114438.shtml
Life & style
Awards go to creative designers

...Michael McCoy, in the "design mind" category. -Sergio Palleroni, special jury commendation for architecture. -Burt Rutan, for product design. -Ned Kahn, for landscape design. -Diller Scofidio + Renfro, for architecture. -Richard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/22/liv_14368.shtml
Life & style
Techbits: Smart cars, high-capacity drives and more

...category for "The Incredibles," the computer animation story of a family of superheroes. Other winners included Burt Rutan in the industrial designer category for SpaceShipOne, which last year captured the $10 million Ansari X Prize and energized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/liv_445443.shtml
Life & style
People in the News

...little more than 62 miles above Earth during a 90-minute flight. Robertson is a longtime friend of aviation pioneer Burt Rutan, who designed SpaceShipOne. "When I talked to him later, his eyes were still burning with excitement and exultation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/24/ent_419971.shtml
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SpaceShipOne rocket plane climbs above Earth's atmosphere

...Composites, the company of innovative aircraft designer Burt Rutan. The project was funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul...Office of Exploration Systems. "We need people like Burt Rutan with innovative ideas that will take us to the moon and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/22/liv_419769.shtml
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