Photos: Glimpses of Secretive Blue Origin's Private Spaceships

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Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket Landing

Credit: Blue Origin
Blue Origin is a private spaceflight company founded by CEO Jeff Bezos to develop commercial rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded…Read More »

in 2000, but came to public attention in 2003 when it began buying land in Texas for its testing grounds.

Here, Blue Origin's reusable New Shepard booster first stage stands atop a pad following its successful landing during an unmanned test flight from West Texas that launched up to suborbital space and returned safely to Earth on Nov. 23, 2015. Watch video of Blue Origin's New Shepard test flight here.   Less «
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