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News: Jeff Bezos’ Team Spectacularly Lands a Reusable Rocket

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin New Shepard reusable rocket hit a test altitude of 329,839 feet and then made a successful return landing to its launch site in western Texas on Monday, the company reported. It also published a spectacular video of the launch and landing.

The rocket, powered by an American-made BE-3 liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen engine, is made to carry six astronauts and/or space tourists.

The video also included a simulation of what a space tourist aboard the flight would experience as it breached Earth’s atmosphere.

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