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Blue Origin Planning Another Rocket Launch Before End of June

Billionaire Jeff Bezos said Friday his commercial space company Blue Origin will likely perform another test flight from Far West Texas before the end of June. The company has been ramping up activity at its secretive test site north of Van … Continue reading

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With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida’s Space Coast A Lift

Five years after NASA’s shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.

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Blue Origin Completes Another Rocket Launch from West Texas

This story has been updated. The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another test launch Saturday morning from its secretive facility north of Van Horn in rural West Texas. The company’s billionaire owner Jeff Bezos, live-Tweeting during the launch in … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Completes Another Launch, Reusing Rocket for the First Time

The commercial space company Blue Origin completed another rocket launch Friday morning from its test site in rural West Texas. There were hints in recent days that some kind of test was imminent at the secretive facility north of Van Horn: temporary … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Reaches Space, Safely Returns Craft and Rocket in Second Test Flight

The space company owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos launched its second-ever test flight of its “New Shephard” spacecraft from its secretive facility north of Van Horn Monday morning. Marfa Public Radio received reports on a “loud boom” heard across … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Space Company Launches 1st Test Flight from West Texas

Blue Origin, the private space company founded by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched the first test flight of its New Shepard space craft on Wednesday from the company’s secretive West Texas test site about 40 miles north of Van Horn. In … Continue reading

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