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Old 11-24-2015, 01:52 PM   #1
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Historical Landing. Trips to space anyone?


"Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas."
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When it's mid flight, it looks like a dongrocket. But super impressive that it vertically landed successfully
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Very cool! Surprised this has not been a goal of more space vehicles.
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That's cool! Can future versions of this rocket take people to Mars?

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interesting reading the differences of the two..

This rocket looks far easier to use and seemingly worked like a charm, however it seems like the SpaceX rockets are trying to achieve much more than Bezo's current model here
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