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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Nov 24, 2015

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Rocket Does Controlled Landing

Blue Origin is a private space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos - and it's done what Elon Musk couldn't. Do the controlled rocket landing right; and here's a video proof of it:



Elon Musk's SpaceX has been able to develop its own reusable rocket; but it has not mastered the landing yet - which is critical part of the entire space game. Do look at the video and share your thoughts. Looks like the race for the space is on! What say?
Posted without checking what came earlier. Landing within a five foot radius of target with such heavy cross winds for such a large object is phenomenal. A great advance indeed. Musk will not keep quiet. We may see a Space Grand Prix yet.

An amazing feat from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
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"Now safely tucked away at our launch site in West Texas is the rarest of beasts—a used rocket,” he said. “Blue Origin’s reusable New Shepard space vehicle flew a flawless mission—soaring to 329,839 feet and then returning through 119-mph high-altitude crosswinds to make a gentle, controlled landing just four and a half feet from the centre of the pad. Full reuse is a game changer, and we can’t wait to fuel up and fly again.”
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Blue Origin completes vertical rocket landing | News | The Engineer

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