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    Default Blue Origin Rocket update



    "With an eye to launching the first tourists to space by year's end, Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, blasted off the 10th test flight of its New Shepard rocket on Wednesday."

    https://phys.org/news/2019-01-blue-1...urist.html#jCp
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    Default Re: Blue Origin Rocket update

    Thanks for sharing! The following from the article is pretty sad (that the US has not had a manned flight in 8 years)

    "On December 13, 2018, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, flew higher than it ever had before, surpassing what the US Air Force considers the boundary of space (50 miles), and marking the first manned flight to space from US soil since 2011."

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    Default Re: Blue Origin Rocket update

    Great that there will be some options for space tourism outside of SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, competition is a good thing.
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    Default Re: Blue Origin Rocket update

    Quote Originally Posted by helicon64 View Post
    Great that there will be some options for space tourism outside of SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, competition is a good thing.
    The more the merrier!
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