Anousheh Ansari Space Blog

September 29, 2006

Ansari X Prize Anniversary

Filed under: Ansari X Prize,Personal Spaceflight — by X PRIZE @ 10:14 pm

On this day two years ago, Scaled Composites pilot Mike Melvill flew SpaceShipOne to space, the first of two flights by Burt Rutan’s team in pursuit of the $10 Million Ansari X Prize.

Happy Anniversary Mike and fond regards to everyone at Mojave Airport / America’s first inland spaceport!

Now Playing on

Filed under: Personal Spaceflight — by X PRIZE @ 8:31 pm

...more newly posted videos, including Anousheh does a flip in zero gravity.

Also playing on YouTube and Google Video.

On YouTube, Anousheh sends special thanks to all Iranians.

Now playing on NASA TV

Filed under: Space Explorer — by X PRIZE @ 7:34 pm

Expedition 13/ Ansari return to Star City (recorded earlier)

Anousheh Ansari, Space Blogger

Filed under: Space Explorer — by X PRIZE @ 7:20 am


Filed under: Space Explorer — by X PRIZE @ 1:13 am

to Earth — confirmation of a Good Landing

— live and taped coverage continues on NASA TV via Mission Control Center Moscow.

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