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Did Bezos actually go into space?

Bezos successfully flew to the edge of space Tuesday aboard a rocket and capsule developed by his private spaceflight company, Blue Origin. The billionaire entrepreneur made history by being part of the first unpiloted suborbital flight with an all-civilian crew. NBC NewsAmazon's Jeff Bezos makes history with all-civilian suborbital flight

What is the point of Blue Origin?

Blue Origin, however, describes its long-term vision as one of spacefaring colonization and benevolence: Blue Origin was founded by Jeff Bezos with the vision of enabling a future where millions of people are living and working in space to benefit Earth. CNNJeff Bezos goes to space: Live updates

How does Blue Origin return to Earth?

The craft landed back on Earth about 10 minutes after liftoff, buoyed by a trio of parachutes. Bezos gave a thumbs up from his seat in the capsule shortly after landing. The crew emerged from the craft minutes later and was greeted by loved ones as well as a camera crew. Los Angeles TimesJeff Bezos completes suborbital space flight on New Shepard

Where in West Texas is Blue Origin?

Blue Origin has a suborbital launch facility known as Launch Site One. It is located in the West Texas region, 25 miles north of the town of Van Horn at 31.39700621759836, -104.74726846722889. wikipedia.orgBlue Origin facilities

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