Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-04-30 13:55:25 –
Blue Origin, a privately funded aerospace manufacturer in the United States, wants to send you into space.
According to the company websiteNext week, we will start selling seats on New Shepard ballistic spacecraft. Prices have not been announced.
Jeff Bezos of Amazon founded the company in 2000.
Passengers fly 60 miles above Earth and spend a few minutes in weightlessness before the capsule parachutes back to Earth.
Details will arrive on May 5th. This marks the 60th anniversary of NASA’s astronaut Alan Shepard (the origin of the New Shepard name) being dispatched in a 15-minute ballistic flight.