Bezos’ Blue Origin In Final Prep For Suborbital Launch From Van Horn

In this undated image from video provided by Blue Origin on Thursday, July 1, 2021, Mercury 13 astronaut trainee Wally Funk, right, meets with Jeff Bezos. On Thursday, Blue Origin announced the early female aerospace pioneer will be aboard the company’s July 20 launch from West Texas, flying as an “honored guest.” (Blue Origin via AP)

Former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ space exploration company Blue Origin is on the verge of its first manned suborbital flight.

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration gave the company an expanded operator license to include manned commercial space flights.

Blue Origin’s first launch of its New Shepard spacecraft into earth’s lower orbit from the company’s Launch Site One northeast of Van Horn is scheduled for next week on July 20th.

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