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The Race for Space

Kudos to the team behind SpaceShipOne, the first private-enterprise manned rocket to make it to the boundary of Earth's atmosphere and outer space. Whether the three-seat rocket and its backers, who include Paul Allen, will qualify for the $10 million Ansari X prize, intended to encourage space tourism, will be determined in two weeks, when SpaceShipOne takes another try. Move over, NASA?