Triumph: Blue Origin lets recycling rocket land safely again

Can we soon take a short trip to space? The company Blue Origin of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gives reason for hope: It has landed the recycling rocket New Shepard safely on earth for the second time in a row. Nobody has ever done that!

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Landing of the New Shepard: A new landing software compensated for winds close to the ground. As a result, the recycling rocket did not land quite in the middle of the platform, but it was much more elegant and safer.

Foto: Blue Origin

Tourism into space, a potential future market worth billions, depends in particular on one factor: on rockets that do not burn up in expensive fireworks after their deployment, but return safely to Earth. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has now reached a milestone on this path with his space company Blue Origin.