Bezos’ ‘Blue Origin’ Plans Unveiled

I predict a busy few months for space announcements, and here’s the first to take advantage of the shuttle’s media buzz: Blue Origin, a company that receives big dollar from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has submitted a draft environmental assessment paper for their proposed ‘New Shepard’ suborbital vehicle program to the FAA. The contents of the document give a lot of details of their future plans away – another serious contender has stepped into the commercial space arena.