Blue Origin - The New Space Race

On Tuesday Blue Origin completed a great milestone in the modern space race. They succeeded in vertically landing their launch vehicle - New Shepard - after it propelled a capsule into space to an altitude of 100.5 km. This is a great advancement for modern space tourism because the ability to land and reuse booster stages (or launch vehicles) will significantly reduce the cost of reaching space.


Video: Blue Origin (2015) Historic Rocket Landing. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pillaOxGCo

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