SpaceShipOne Claims $10M Prize

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MOJAVE DESERT, California (CNN) — SpaceShipOne climbed into space for the second time in a week to claim the $10 million Ansari X Prize.

X Prize officials said the privately funded craft reached 368,000 feet — well into space — Monday to win the $10 million prize. The threshold of space is 328,000 feet.

Pilot Brian Binnie reported a shaky flight with “a little roll” but did not experience the 29 rolls Mike Melvill experienced last week.

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