In Photos: Blue Origin's New Shepard 2.0 Aces Maiden Test Flight

Inspecting the Capsule

Blue Origin

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos (center) examines Crew Capsule 2.0 following the successful launch, separation and landing in the West Texas desert.

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Christine Lunsford joined the team in 2010 as a freelance producer and later became a contributing writer, covering astrophotography images, astronomy photos and amazing space galleries and more. During her more than 10 years with, oversaw the site's monthly skywatching updates and produced overnight features and stories on the latest space discoveries. She enjoys learning about subjects of all kinds.