MOJAVE, California (CNN) — Rocket plane SpaceShipOne reached an altitude above 62.5 miles (100 km) during its brief flight Monday morning, making it the first privately built craft to fly in space, controllers said.

As one sign elegantly (but not terribly accurately) put it: SpaceShipOne ~ GovernmentZero.

Front page news for CNN today. Will be for the world tomorrow! I’m so excited. I think I’ll quit my job and get a new one in the Space Tourism industry…

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