Ten Years of Armadillo Aerospace Memories, Plus a Chat With X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis

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In 2002, co-founder Russ Blink became the first Armadillo passenger, if only for a few seconds. Video courtesy Armadillo Aerospace.

Onboard cameras catch a 2009 Armadillo flight to 2,959 feet. Video by Armadillo Aerospace.

On the next page, read our Q&A with Peter Diamandis, who created the original X Prize for private spaceflight in 1996 and is still one of the industry's biggest boosters.

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