SpaceShipOne Launch in Mojave:
Gallery One (Pre-Launch)
AVweb was on-site in the burning-hot Mojave Desert to watch the historic launch of SpaceShipOne. Have a look around the launch site with these photos taken during Sunday's preparations, then check out our launch day gallery.
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|Scaled composites — not your average workplace||Very Light Jets — a good (if old) idea|
|A flower in the desert, making history||There's more than one reason NASA would have run way over budget|
|Dick Rutan prepares for an entirely different kind of flight||Sunday at 5:30 p.m. local time -- lining up for parking|
|The airport cafe.||"There's a reason we
don't do this sort of thing every day."
— Burt Rutan
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