Thursday, February 02, 2006

Rocket Racing League Announces First Team

Yesterday, the Rocket Racing League announced its first team, and news outlets like Outside and Wired magazine are on the story. “The promise of that kind of flying excitement is what attracted Don "Dagger" Grantham and Robert "Bobaloo" Rickard to sign on as members of the RRL's first team. . ." wrote Michael Belfiore on “Both men are F-16 fighter pilots as well as entrepreneurs, and they see rocket racing as the next great flying experience.”Outside reports that Rocket Racing should be a dynamic spectator experience as well. “Fans on the ground will see the virtual track superimposed over the action on giant TV screens as well as on specially developed handheld units.” Rocket Racing League's headquarters are in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Read the Wired story:,70140-0.html?tw=wn_technology_4

Read the Outside story:


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