Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Bezos' Blue Origin Beats Musk to Space-and-Back

Jeff Bezos' rocket venture Blue Origin has managed to pip Elon Musk by achieving a first in sending its New Shepard rocket to the edge of space and bringing it back for a powered landing:



Another testament to the benefits of a multi-competitor playing field. If ISRO could spin off its launch operations to a private sector player, who knows what innovations might result?

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