Shepard vs New Shepard: How astronaut daughter’s Blue Origin launch stacks up

Laura Shepard Churchley is now the 372nd American to fly into space. Her dad was the first. Separated by 60 years, 7 months and 6 days, Churchley followed in her father’s footsteps — and suborbital flight trajectory — by launching on board Blue Origin‘s New Shepard on Saturday (Dec. 11).  The rocket, named after Alan … Read more