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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

'Blue Origin' Astronaut Flights in 2012?


The Blue Origin spacecraft is being readied for spaceflight with perhaps private astronauts flying in 2012 from the private Texas spaceport, according to the private space firm's web site update with inquiries being directed to Dr. Alan Stern, Blue Origin's advisor for Research and Education Mission applications: astern@blueorigin.com. The Blue Origin space launch firm is owned by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos.

CosmicLog journalist Alan Boyles reported more on the impending suborbital launch effort.