Amazon’s Blue Origin Craft Launches … and Lands

Blue Origin Spacecraft Launch

From the New York Times:

This time, Jeffrey P. Bezos’s 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 329,839 feet, or 100.5 kilometers, above its launch site in West Texas, reaching just above the 100-kilometer altitude that is considered the beginning of outer space.

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