HotAir hotair.com 20 Jul, 2021 19:00 am

What's the point of the billionaire space race again? – HotAir

What's the point of the billionaire space race again? – HotAir
A hell of a ride, but to what end?

“Congratulations to all of Team Blue past and present on reaching this historic moment in spaceflight history,” tweeted Bezos’ space tourism company, Blue Origin.This is all about space tourism.Space tourism will still not be a possibility for anyone aside from a select few.I suppose all of this space tourism is harmless enough unless one of the rockets crashes into a populated area.

Along with three other crew members, including one paying passenger, the Blue Origin spaceship New Shepard, barely broke the recognized boundary line where the Earth’s atmosphere ends and space begins.Blue Origin is hoping to do as many as five flights per year in the near future and possibly more.

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