Sweet memories: M&M's candies flew with SpaceShipOne 10 years ago

October 4, 2014 4:01 PM

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Sweet memories: M&M's candies flew with SpaceShipOne 10 years ago

October 4, 2014 — The milk chocolate candies that "melt in your mouth, not your hand" helped to make commercial spaceflight history 10 years ago on Saturday (Oct. 4).

M&M's, the candy-coated chocolates produced by Mars, Inc., were not only onboard SpaceShipOne in 2004 when it claimed the $10 million Ansari X PRIZE, the confectioner was one of the sponsors of the prize-winning flights, too. An M&M character was added to the spacecraft's fuselage and those who came...

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