What a spectacular achievment that was by Scaled Composites and SpaceDev. A totally private space ship.
I can't see anyone beating them now to the X-Prize.
Burt Rutan is one hell of a guy. Paul Allen deserves a clap on the back as well, very few guys would be prepared to pump that kind of money into it and then stand back and watch without meddling.
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For those who haven't seen it link.