Rocket Man

Clash, James M.
September 2006
Forbes Asia;9/4/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p148
The article presents an excerpt from an online chat forum with test pilot Brian Binnie. Binne helped Paul Allen and Burt Rutan win the $10 million Ansari X Prize. He describes the hours before the liftoff in which he acknowledges that he was nervous. He states that when the rocket motor lights, it was as though a giant, powerful wave descends into the little cabin and is literally going to sweep one away.


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