AIAA Statement on Blue Origin’s Successful NS-19 Mission Written 11 December 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 11, 2021 – Reston, Va. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) congratulates our corporate member Blue Origin on the successful New Shepard mission (NS-19) today. AIAA Executive Director Dan Dumbacher made the following statement:
“On behalf of the 30,000 professional and student members of AIAA, we congratulate the Blue Origin team on its successful NS-19 mission. This mission builds on Blue Origin’s vision to see millions of people living and working in space for the benefit of Earth. AIAA and the ASCEND community applaud these efforts and support opening up access to space travel for more people.
AIAA is honored to be one of Blue Origin’s Club for the Future partner organizations to help develop and inspire the next generation of space professionals. We recognize the countless aerospace industry professionals who are involved in making today’s mission a success. We salute the Blue Origin team for turning dreams into reality and helping shape the future of aerospace.”
Media Contact: Rebecca B. Gray, RebeccaG@AIAA.org, 804-397-5270 cell
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Photo: The crew of New Shepard NS-19. Pictured from left to right: Dylan Taylor, Lane Bess, Cameron Bess, Laura Shepard Churchley, Michael Strahan, and Evan Dick. | Credit: Blue Origin