American Astronautics Corporation's precursor to our X PRIZE entry,

"The Freedom Flyer"

Based on utilizing modified, but Man-Rated, TR-201 Rocket Engines (an AAC modified version of the Delta configuration derived from the Apollo Lunar Lander descent engine), The Freedom Flyer is a reusable ship capable of safely taking a single passenger into space.  This vehicle is currently in production (82% complete as of 3/03).  First flight (Mexico) currently on-schedule for September 2003.  This will be history's  first commercial manned  spaceflight.  Check back soon for additional information as this web site is developed!


American Astronautics Corporation is currently reviewing applications for sponsorships on the historic first flight of The Freedom Flyer!  Contact for further information.




The Freedom Flyer will be first flown by Sprague