From: Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) congratulates Blue Origin on the seventh New Shepard flight from their West Texas Launch Site. Known as Mission 7 (M7), the successful mission featured the next-generation booster and the first flight of Crew Capsule 2.0. M7 also included 12 commercial, research and education payloads onboard.
“This is another great milestone for the team at Blue Origin and the commercial spaceflight industry as a whole.” said Eric Stallmer, President of CSF. “We are excited and enthusiastic about everything Blue has in the pipeline. 2018 will be an exciting year for their team and our industry.”
About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) is the leading voice for the commercial spaceflight industry. Founded in 2006, CSF and its 70+ members are laying the foundation for a sustainable space economy and democratizing access to space for scientists, students, civilians, and businesses. CSF members are responsible for the creation of thousands of high-tech jobs driven by billions of dollars in investment. Through the promotion of technology innovation, CSF is guiding the expansion of Earth's economic sphere, bolstering U.S. leadership in aerospace, and inspiring America's next generation of engineers and explorers.
For more information please visit www.commercialspaceflight.org or contact our Assistant Director, Jane Kinney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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