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Monday, March 22, 2004
Engineers say safety issues can be addressed
The X Prize competition has 27 teams scrambling to prove that suborbital space travel is accessible and affordable to the general public.
But just how safe can passengers be aboard rockets not built and tested with billion-dollar budgets? The task isn't as daunting as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration would have people believe, X Prize engineers insist.
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