Tech Time: Blue Origin sends crew to space and back

6 Americans launched to edge of space Saturday

This has been an extraordinary year in terms of space travel. Blue Origin sends another six Americans to the edge of space.

DETROIT – This year has been an extraordinary year for space travel.

This weekend, aerospace company Blue Origin sent six more Americans to the edge of space. The Saturday morning launch marked the 13th human space flight mission this year.

Watch Andrew Humphrey’s full report in the video above.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."