Tagged: Space flight

Blue Origin launch rocket into outer space, Jeffery P. Bezos keeps space tourism dream alive

Blue Origin space capsule

Blue Origin space capsule touches 100.5 km distance

Jeffery P. Bezos, the founder of Amazon has invested quite a lot of wealth in rocket technology for space mission and his efforts have finally paid-off. His space company Blue Origin has successfully launched a rocket in outer space and returned back home without a hitch. This reusable rocket named New Shepard rocket (named after Alan Shepard) travelled 329,839 feet (100.5 kms) to the extremity of Earth’s atmosphere.
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$75,000 Space flight aboard pressurized balloons planned for 2016

World View Enterprise balloon space travel

You could soon be taking to the outer space in air balloon by shelling out $75,000 as a veteran space entrepreneurs of Arizona-based World View Enterprises plan to send human beings flying up high in heaven by the year 2016. The dizzying height of 30 kilometers is what these air balloons will take you to beyond the stratosphere giving a spectacular view of planet earth and other celestial bodies. The air balloon are going to be like pressurized gondolas and are currently under development in Tucson and are scheduled for test flights sometime next year. Since the balloons/gondolas will take to outer space away from atmospheric balloon trips, therefore the Federal Aviation Administration will apply the rules governing commercial spaceflight for these rides.

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$115,000 Romain Jerome Moon Orbiter watch has Apollo 11 moon dust DNA

Romain Jerome Moon Orbiter watch

It is not the first time that a premium watch-making company has created a limited edition watch made from unique material. And considering that it comes from a watch-making house like RJ-Romain Jerome, famous for making DNA watches, this exclusive wristwatch will make you say the word “Wow” out loud on first glance itself. Moon Orbiter timepiece has the moon dust from Apollo 11 space shuttle and rectangular design that is truly sci-fi and fit for trendy geeks. The watch as a flying tourbillion with a three-dimensional architecture and a bezel-free casing that has steel and elements from Apollo 11 spacecraft. The exclusive caliber RJ3000-A watch has automatic movement from La Joux-Perret, displaying time on the right and the tourbillion on the left hand side. To keep up with the theme, the dial has star-inspired geometric patterns.
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