But Blue Origin has a lot of work to do before its lander can touch down.
Rocket Lab launches its Electron rocket into space for the first time.
My, what big windows you have
Blue Origin could bring Bezos's shipping empire to deep space
Then comes back for perfect landing on solid ground
If confirmed, cracks in the Falcon 9's fuel pumps could pose a threat to astronauts
VSS Unity spends its flight clinging to its mothership due to high winds
The docking adapter opens big potential for the commercial crew program
Making sure the capsule performs well under pressure
Next year could be a milestone in the private space race
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