Billionaire Jeff Bezos will open ticket sales for his New Shepard spacecraft.
Blue Origin has announced that it is going to start selling seats on its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft.
It’s time. You can buy the very first seat at New Shepard. Register to find out more on our website. Details – May 5. Gradatim Ferociter.
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May 5 is the anniversary of the first American manned flight. On this day 60 years ago, NASA sent Alan Shepard on a 15-minute suborbital journey. The suborbital system New Shepard is named in honor of this astronaut.
The Blue Origin website is counting down to the announcement, those who wish can subscribe to updates. Neither the price nor the travel dates have yet been announced.
Earlier, in 2018, Reuters, citing two Blue Origin employees, reported that one seat on the spacecraft would cost $ 200-300 thousand (15-22.4 million rubles).
New Shepard is a reusable first stage accelerator and capsule bundle designed to deliver humans and conduct experiments in suborbital space. Today it is a capsule for six passengers.