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The private space company owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos blasted off from a launch site north of Van Horn, Texas Tuesday morning, with Bezos and his brother on board, as well as the oldest and youngest people to … Continue reading
By Sally Beauvais Private space flight company Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket from West Texas Wednesday afternoon, marking the twelfth test flight for the reusable rocket. Wednesday’s launch lasted just over 10 minutes, with a maximum velocity … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Private space flight company Blue Origin have nixed their plans for a test launch of their reusable rocket system due to weather conditions. The company—owned by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos—will now attempt to launch their New Shepard rocket … Continue reading
By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune SIERRA BLANCA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has transferred detainees out of a West Texas detention center after a water shortage forced the facility to use portable toilets and bottled water. The shortage has … Continue reading
By Andrew Weber, KUT Blue Origin will launch its New Shepard rocket in West Texas this morning. If all goes according to plan, it will be the 10th successful launch for the spaceflight venture founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. This … Continue reading
The FBI released new information Wednesday evening in their investigation into the death of border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez. The 36-year-old agent died while on patrol near Van Horn nearly 3 months ago. Following Martinez’s death, politicians and the border … Continue reading
An autopsy report released by the El Paso County Medical Examiner Tuesday shows border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez died of head injuries. But the circumstances surrounding Martinez’s death are still unknown.
On Tuesday, the commercial space flight company Blue Origin completed it’s latest rocket test in West Texas.
More than two weeks later, there are still more questions than answers in the death of Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez. He died after he and a fellow agent were seriously injured while on patrol around Van Horn in West … Continue reading
The commercial space company Blue Origin – owned by billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – carried out another successful test flight from West Texas on Wednesday. The company expected its reusable rocket to be destroyed during the test, but instead, it landed safely back … Continue reading