SpaceShipOne / Xprize snapshots, part 3

SpaceShipOne pilot Mike Melvill gives the universal sign for a successful flight after today's touchdown. Link to full-size. Link to another snapshot of Mr. Melvill standing on top of the craft, speaking to reporters.

The X-Prize webcast of today's flight includes some incredibly beautiful footage from an on-ship camera -- this must be what Melvill saw, gazing out of that little round window. A giant blue dome below, and a black sky with bright stars above. I'd sure like to see the snapshots he said he took up there. Anyway, go ahead and skip through the hoo-ha and just stream the good stuff -- but there is definitely some good stuff: Link