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Blue Origin live updates: Post-flight press briefing with the astronauts expected at 11 a.m. EDT


The spaceflight's stats

Blue Origin shared stats from the mission shortly after the capsule returned.

The crew capsule reached a maximum altitude of 351,210 feet (or 107 kilometers), with the rocket reaching a maximum speed of 2,233 miles per hour during the launch. The total mission time from launch to capsule landing was 10 minutes 10 seconds.

— Michael Sheetz

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Virgin Galactic's Branson congratulates Blue Origin and Bezos

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson congratulated Blue Origin, founder Jeff Bezos and the New Shepard crew after the successful spaceflight.

"Well done," Branson tweeted. "Impressive! Very best to all the crew from me and all the team at @virgingalactic"