Blue Origin Launches Passenger Suborbital Spaceflight

The New Shepard capsule settled onto the desert floor at 8:21 a.m. local time on July 20, adding four more people to the list of humans who have flown at least 50 mi. above Earth.
Credit: Blue Origin
VAN HORN, Texas—Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, two guests and the company’s first paying passenger took a 10-min. suborbital spaceflight on July 20, marking the first time a crewed spacecraft made a debut flight without test pilots, test engineers or professional astronauts aboard. Instead...

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