Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Blue Origin Launches Bezos’s Space Dreams and Lands a Rocket

This time, Jeffrey P. Bezos’ rocket went up — and it came down in one piece.

Mr. Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has been investing some of his wealth in space dreams, establishing a rocket company called Blue Origin. On Monday, Blue Origin launched its New Shepard rocket, named after Alan Shepard, the first American to reach space in a similar suborbital flight in 1961.

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