- Mar 22, 2008
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After a delay, it's now 2 minutes to launch!
I also felt a sense of unease to be honest. But it was basically because all they did up there obviously was to throw balls and candies. If that's the purpose of space tourism, I don't get the sense. One can throw balls and candies in zero g for far less money on parabolic flights. New Shepard got huge windows for a reason. If I could take a ride I would spend most of the time watching the black sky, the blue layer of the atmosphere and the earth's surface...Meanwhile behind the curtains...
Bezos Wants to Create a Better Future in Space. His Company Blue Origin Is Stuck in a Toxic Past.https://www.lioness.co/post/bezos-w...-company-blue-origin-is-stuck-in-a-toxic-past
We are a group of 21 former and current employees of Blue Origin. Many of us have spent our careers dreaming of helping to launch a crewed rocket into space and seeing it safely touch back down on Earth. But when Jeff Bezos flew to space this July, we did not share his elation. Instead, many of us watched with an overwhelming sense of unease. Some of us couldn’t bear to watch at all.