Blue Origin Offers Ride On Its Rocket As It Lands On Earth

Posted: May 10 2016, 9:16am CDT | by , in News | Latest Science News

Blue Origin Offers Ride on its Rocket as it Lands on Earth

Jeff Bezos’ Company takes Others for a Ride on its Rocket as it Lands on Earth.

A novel video clip taken by Jeff Bezos’ company Blue Origin lends people a view into its New Shepard rocket. The rocket was on its return mission to the home planet.

The footage was taken from a camera that was attached to the top of the rocket on its return journey. As it entered the earth’s stratosphere, the view of the big blue marble that is the earth was especially breathtaking. It landed in Texas to the cheers of the staff and administration of Blue Origin.

The video clip was later on posted on YouTube for the world of space freaks to enjoy. The Shepard rocket is a reusable space vehicle. This scheme of things allows for costs to be radically slashed for journeys to and from outer space.

SpaceX is also into this novel method of space travel. The moment the rocket was footloose, the capsules separated from the main body of the rocket.

As for the inhabitants of the rocket, they were weightless for some time before things went back to normal as usual. Finally, the parachutes opened up and allowed the rocket to descend to earth nice and easy.

Gently, the rocket landed on its pad. The video clip is worth watching since it shows the New Shepard rocket’s landing legs in action at the time of its return to earth.

Up until now, Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket which is reusable has been employed thrice in a row. By the time 2018 rolls in, space tourism will begin thanks to this novel form of economical technology.

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