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.New Shepard

 

  • New Shepard, a rocket system meant to take tourists to space successfully completed its 7th test launch after it took off from a test facility in Texas.
  • The system is built by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ space company called Blue Origin and will eventually allow space tourists to experience microgravity by taking them over 100 km above the Earth.
  • The system is a fully reusable, vertical takeoff and vertical landing space vehicle that accelerates for about 2.5 minutes before the engine cuts off.