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Blue Foundation’s 1st upgraded New Shepard spacecraft for astronauts aces commence (and landing)

Blue Foundation’s 1st upgraded New Shepard spacecraft for astronauts aces commence (and landing)

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Home News Spaceflight Blue Foundation appropriate took every other tremendous step in opposition to human spaceflight.The company, which is speed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, launched its first upgraded New Shepard spacecraft for astronauts, the RSS First Step, on an uncrewed suborbital check flight from West Texas recently (Jan. 14)."The success of this flight locations us one indubitably tremendous step nearer to flying astronauts," stated Blue Foundation's Ariane Cornell, director of astronaut and orbital gross sales, finally of a are residing webcast. "There is going to be barely just a few fun forward in 2021."New Shepard lifted off at 12: 18 p.m. EST (1718 GMT), and its two parts — a rocket and a capsule, both of that are reusable — aced their landings quickly thereafter. T...