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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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Oil Boom? Try Sonic Boom: Private Space Company Set to Break Ground in Midland

This week the governor’s office announced a $2.3 million incentives package for Space X, a private space company looking to build a rocket launch site in Cameron County near Brownsville. The president of another space company looking to move to Midland says … Continue reading

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