Blue Origin plans to fly all-female crew to suborbital space: report

We need to stop calling these passengers "astronauts." They barely touch "space," never leaving Texas airspace. 11 minutes up and back down total elapsed time. No piloting of the craft. It's a rich person's ultimate rollercoaster ride, nothing more.

SpaceX, on the other hand .....

I heartily agree. And I think most if not all the seats are freebies or perks - bezos gets a tax writeoff and lots of goodwill/pr/browniepoints/quidproquo.
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