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Secretive Blue Origin Reveals New Details of Spacecraft Plans

Blue Origin's next-generation Space Vehicle undergoing wind tunnel tests to refine and validate its biconic shape.

Group's spacecraft details revealed

The curtain of secrecy is being raised by Blue Origin, a private entrepreneurial space group designing both suborbital and orbital vehicles. Backed by Amazon.com mogul Jeff Bezos, the Kent, Wash.-based Blue Origin group has completed wind tunnel testing of its next-generation craft, simply called the "Space Vehicle."