Steve Bennett (entrepreneur)


Steve Bennett (entrepreneur)

Steve Bennett is the leader of Starchaser, [citeweb|title=Starchaser’s Steve Bennett Talks to the Space Fellowship about the UK’s Largest Ever Space Rocket “Nova 2”|url=http://spacefellowship.com/News/?p=5899|publisher="Space Fellowship"|accessdate=2008-08-12] a rocket building program in competition for the Ansari X Prize. [citeweb|title=X Prize Entry Starchaser Successfully Test Drops Piloted Capsule|url=http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/technology/starchaser_test_030424.html|publisher="Space.com"|accessdate=2008-08-12] Bennett was born in England and was fascinated by rockets from an early age, [citeweb|title=X PRIZE Team Summary Sheet|url=http://space.xprize.org/files/downloads/ansari/starchaser.pdf|publisher="X Prize Foundation"|accessdate=2008-08-12] especially from seeing man’s first walk on the moon.From the age of ten he was building rockets in his back yard powered by sugar and other readily available ingredients.Fact|date=May 2008

Later in life he was funded by a British sugar manufacturer in his efforts to capture the X-prize.

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