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Comment: EZ-Rocket (Score 3, Insightful) 108

by mykow (#8957331) Attached to: XCor Receives Sub-Orbital Launch Permit
I'm surprised nobody knew that Burt Rutan designed the Long-EZ, which the EZ rocket is based off of. Rutan helped kick off the homebuilt aircraft revolution with that plane, and its derivatives have always been nothing but tributes to his excellence as an engineer. I don't think he much cares about this competition.

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