Blue Origin Completes First Full-Cabin Suborbital Flight

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos seals the hatch on New Shepard ahead of launch on Dec. 11.
Credit: Blue Origin webcast
Privately owned Blue Origin completed the third crewed flight aboard its New Shepard (NS) suborbital transportation system on Dec. 11, sending four paying passengers and two guests on a 10-min. joyride over the West Texas desert. The six-seater New Shepard—flying with a full cabin for the first time...

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