On Monday, October 4, 2004, SpaceShipOne launched for the second time in five days. It again rocketed past the boundary of space, capturing the X Prize for the Scaled Composites team. You can see more about it here
. It's not often that one gets to see history in the making, and even though I was watching the webcast instead of doing my physics lab, I think it was worth it. Personally, I was rooting for the Canadian Arrow, but to see any team win is awe-inspiring.
In other news, comedy legend Rodney Dangerfield passed away yesterday. May he rest in peace.