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Space

Submission + - Amazon founder launches innovative new spacecraft

root_42 writes: As the BBC reports the billionaire founder of amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, has released the first images of the launch of a private spacecraft that could bring space travel to the masses. The spacecraft is operated by his company Blue Origin and looks like a soft, cone shape. It is able to perform vertical lift-off and landings. During the first test flight in Texas a height of 285ft were achieved.

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