Jeff Bezos made his fortune selling books online. So the next obvious step was to build rockets. Right? How does Blue Origin, Bezos' space travel company, stand up to the other commercial space racers?
We know who won – top-runner SpaceShipOne. We know what the team receives for that accomplishment: $10 million and an obscenely gigantic trophy. But what about the story behind the contest? Learn about the rules, restrictions, red tape, test crashes, successful launches and the technological innovations that may get you into sub-orbit sooner than you think. See more »