February 23, 2008

Burt Rutan has heart surgery

This Antelope Valley Press link says Burt Rutan had heart surgery on Feb 7 at UCLA.

I hope Mr. Rutan can get a vacation soon. He is not young, and the stress of Scaled's biggest project ever, Space Ship 2; along with the deaths of people on his team last summer during the cold flow rocket test accident have to be taking a toll.

I hope he has someone he can trust to run things at Scaled for awhile.

Maybe Northrop has someone in mind...


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