Skip to comments.Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin shares a few details about outer space plans
Posted on 05/14/2012 4:23:25 PM PDT by KevinDavis
Blue Origin, the secretive Kent company developing a new space launch system, briefly lifted the curtain on its plans earlier this month ... and then snapped that curtain back down.
In an interview published in Aviation Week and Space Technology, Brett Alexander, Blue Origin director of business development and strategy, gave some new details about the companys plans.
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How is generating lift going to work in the vacuum of space?
Lift gives you crossrange and control upon reentry.
I’m a bit skeptical of the lifting body. It is difficult to control at transonic speed. What’s the problem with wings?
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