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SpaceShipOne 15P

Pilot: Michael Melvill [1] (United States)

Launch:
    Location: Mojave Airport, CA
    Date: 21 June 2004
    Time: 14:50:00 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 21 June 2004
    Time: 15:14:00 UTC

Duration: 24 minutes, 0 seconds

Altitude: 100.12 km

First commercial astronaut flight. 76 second motor burn. Apogee of 328,491 feet (100.12 km). There was a flight control system anomaly, resulting in a lower than planned altitude. Backup systems allowed the flight to continue.

 


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