Coverage of the launch of SpaceShipOne, Mojave, CA June 21, 2004
Movies including prepartion of White Knight (WK) and SpaceShipOne (SS-1),
taxi and takeoff of WK/SS-1 and the chase planes, flight to 10,000 feet, boost phase of SS-1,
& Words by Jerry Pournelle and Peter Diamandis
These movies are in MPEG-1 format so please be patient while they download. The should play in common media players
such as Quicktime, Windows Media Player or RealOne Player.
Firing of WK engines
WK begins taxi
Taxi of StarShip chase plane
Liftoff of WK/SS-1
View of initial ascent
More initial ascent
Military jet trainer chase
Short words by Jerry Pournelle
Short words by Peter Diamandis
First view of boost ascent contrail
Ascent contrail (rotated
with hand blocking sun)
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