The various videos of disastrous failures to land a rocket have been pretty entertaining. But they pale in comparison to the ones that succeed.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin project had its third straight success over the weekend. And it was spectacular.
The New Shepard rocket climbed to about 64 miles over Texas. That’s high enough to carry six people into space, but it’s not high enough to orbit the earth.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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