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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin shares a few details about outer space plans
Business Journal ^
| Steve Wilhelm
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.
(Excerpt) Read more at bizjournals.com ...
TOPICS: Astronomy; Business/Economy
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posted on 05/14/2012 4:24:55 PM PDT
(The birther movement was started by a 9/11 truther..)
How is generating lift going to work in the vacuum of space?
posted on 05/14/2012 6:27:07 PM PDT
("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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?
posted on 05/14/2012 7:29:08 PM PDT
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