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Blue Origin Launches Space Capsule On Highest Test Flight Yet

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Blue Origin Launches Space Capsule On Highest Test Flight Yet
The New Shepard space capsule successfully launched and landed Sunday.
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Blue Origin, the private space company owned by Jeff Bezos, has launched and landed its highest test flight to date.

It's also the company's first launch of 2018, the year Bezos said he plans to bring people to space for "space tourism."

The New Shepard rocket launched from Texas on Sunday. It marks that rocket's second flight and New Shepard's eighth flight overall.