X Prize Foreboding

The Wired story of the da Vinci team's left me with more concerns than hopes and dreams.  With SpaceShipOne, I didn't have any doubts that they would succeed.  Premonitions?  While the level of excitement and activities spurred by the X Prize, particularly the success of SpaceShipOne, is great, I fear a few people will be killed before the deadline at the end of this year is over.