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NASA Statement on GAO Ruling Regarding Human Landing System Protest

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The following is the NASA statement in response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision released Friday on the human landing system protest:   “NASA was notified Friday, July 30, that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied the protests filed by Blue Origin Federation and Dynetics and has upheld the agency’s source selection of SpaceX to continue the development of its human landing…

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Blue Origin safely launches four commercial astronauts to space and back

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Blue Origin successfully completed New Shepard’s first human flight today with four private citizens onboard. The crew included Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen, who all officially became astronauts when they passed the Kármán Line, the internationally recognized boundary of space. Upon landing, the astronauts were greeted by their families and Blue Origin’s ground operations team for a celebration in the West Texas desert. A Historic Mission Wally Funk, 82, became the oldest person to fly…

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The Billionaire Space Race (video)

Billionaire Space Race

  Billionaire Space Race There is sort of a space race brewing once again, this time it is not between the USA and Russia, it is between billionaires, three of them are Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos, Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson, and SpaceX’s Elon Musk. Branson  and Bezos are in a race to be first to launch paying customers on short…

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