Blue Origin's New Shepard blasts off

The two-part rocket launched from a Blue Origin site in West Texas at 10:32 a.m. EDT (1432 GMT; 9:32 a.m. local time) following a delay caused by technical issues. The flight that lasted almost 11 minutes ended with the rocket booster and capsule landing back on earth.

This was the first flight for Blue Origin since it's founder Jeff Bezos and three others launched into space on July 20 on New Shepard's first manned mission.

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