WASHINGTON — Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin on Thursday launched six individuals to area, together with the primary from Egypt and Portugal, on the corporate’s sixth crewed flight.
Mission “N-22” noticed the New Shepard suborbital rocket blast off round 8:58 am native time (1358 GMT) from Blue’s base within the west Texas desert.
The autonomous, re-usable car despatched its crew capsule hovering above the Karman line, the internationally acknowledged area boundary, 62 miles (100 kilometers) above sea degree.
“I am floating!” a crew mate may very well be heard saying on a livestream, because the capsule coasted to its highest level and the passengers skilled a couple of minutes of weightlessness.
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