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Blue Origin released these images of their new consumer spacecraft today.

Jeff Bezos: On our most recent flight, we performed a test to prove the Crew Capsule could safely land with only two of its three parachutes open.

Blue Origin successfully launched its reusable rocket New Shepard today deploying the crew capsule on its suborbital mission.

Blue Origin conducted another successful test flight today. The reusable New Shepard space vehicle ascends through clear skies to an apogee of 339,138 feet. Image: Blue Origin

Blue Origin today announced that its New Shepard space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas.

Blue Origin announced today the completion of more than 100 staged-combustion tests in development of the American-made BE-4 engine.

Blue Origin has selected the Florida Space Coast to locate a new manufacturing facility and signed an agreement to use Launch Complex 36 (Pad B) to launch their new reusable rocket which they expect to fly from the Cape by 2020.

Today (29 April 2015) we flew the first developmental test flight of our New Shepard space vehicle.

Blue Origin recently completed acceptance testing of its BE-3 rocket engine, the first new hydrogen engine to be developed in the United States in more than a decade.

An employee of Docket Alarm earlier today posted on tech news blog Slashdot that SpaceX had filled a challenge to the patent owned by Blue Origin for "Sea landing of space launch vehicles and associated systems and methods", which was granted earlier this year. Blue Origin has three months to provide a preliminary response.