CAAVERAL CABO, Florida, USA (AP) — The Blue Origin space company, owned by Jeff Bezos, achieved another successful space flight. Blue Origin used the same rocket for the sixth time on Wednesday in Texas. The suborbital flight exposed the capsule and its contents _experimentos NASA, artwork and a commercial study of vides_ more than three minutes of weightlessness.
The capsule reached a maximum height of 104 kilometers (65 miles), just above the space threshold. The New Shepard rocket landed vertically seven minutes after takeoff, followed by the parachute-descending capsule to conclude the 10-minute flight.» Welcome back, New Shepard. A beautiful launch into space and back,» said launch commentator Ariane Cornell, director of astronaut and orbital sales. «We can’t wait to do it again.» Cornell said the company has two more space trips planned before getting people on board. The rocket has the largest windows ever built on a spaceship. Earlier this year, Blue Origin said it planned passenger travel by the end of 2019. This was the company’s 12th test flight and the third of the year.» We’ll take our time, step by step, and as we said before: this is not a race. We need to understand the whole system,» said Cornell.La NASA had botanical and garbage recycling experiments on the ship. Space Cargo Unlimited, a Luxembourg company that sent 12 bottles of Bordeaux red wine to the International Space Station last month for a year to age, had on board vine cells of three types of the French Cabernet grape, each in its own petr box i.The flight also included lots of postcards of young people who drew their vision of the future of space. Postcards will be returned to their creators with a postmark that flew into space. New Shepard was named after Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space. The company works on a larger orbital-class rocket called New Glenn, named after the first American to orbit the world, John Glenn.Bezos is the founder of Amazon.