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Tom
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posted 06-22-2004 04:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tom   Click Here to Email Tom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Anyone know if a patch was designed (worn by the pilot?) for SpaceShipOne's historic June 21, 2004 flight?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-22-2004 10:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Melvill did not wear a mission-specific patch. He wore the insignia of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots on his right shoulder and on his left, the emblem of Scaled Composites' SpaceShipOne Test Flight program (the design and name SpaceShipOne are trademarks of Paul G. Allen's Mojave Aerospace Ventures):

Bill Hunt
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posted 09-27-2006 02:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bill Hunt   Click Here to Email Bill Hunt     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
One thing that's worth noting is that the patch Rocket Boosters offered in the past is not the same as the actual patch that Melvill and Binnie wore on the flights (which is pictured above).

The actual flight patches have been offered on eBay a few times (I managed to get a set of them that way), but they're tough to find.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 10-14-2014 07:58 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here's a look at the patch distributed to the guests attending the 10th anniversary celebration of the Ansari X Prize on Oct. 4, 2014:

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