Blue Origin will take you on a space ride at Oshkosh

From Engadget - July 11, 2017

While seeing the rocket in person already sounds like a treat, the private space corp has another offering you might appreciate even more. It's also bringing a replica of its tourism-oriented crew capsule at the event and allowing visitors to climb in and use its reclining seats. Blue Origin's capsule has windows that take up one-third of its surface area, so astronauts can enjoy the views going up. Since it ca not exactly fly people to space just yet, it's treating guests to a simulated flight experience using actual footage taken by New Shepard's on-board cameras.

Going to Oshkosh? Come sit inside @BlueOrigin's crew capsule and enjoy a simulated ride to space @EAA #OSH17

Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) July 10, 2017

The EAA AirVenture convention will take place on July 24th to 30th at the Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Blue Origin's exhibit will be one of the main ones on Boeing Plaza during the event -- we are guessing guests will flock to it in hopes of getting a slot for the flight simulations, so you may want to brace yourself for the possible crowd.


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