|dethalternate||Date: Friday, 27-November-2015, 1:54 PM | Message # 1|
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|Amazon founder has success with reusable rocket|
'There and back again' - Amazon founder has success with reusable rocket
A New Shepard rocket owned by the American company Blue Origin, has lifted off and returned safely to Earth for the first time.
The flight which was suborbital and only lasted eight minutes represents a key step in the company's drive to make reusable rockets.
Blue Origin is owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
The costs involved in space travel are enormous.. a one time flight can use up the best part of 54 million euros, but reusable rockets could cut this by half.