Dartmouth Professor, Former Astronaut Weighs in on Blue Origin Launch – WMUR

Read article - Jay Buckey Jr., professor of medicine, who spent time aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 1998, is featured in an interview about the recent space flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket. Buckey says, “It definitely seems like there’s a possibility we’re going to have more people up there with private space stations, a lot more going on in lower orbit. I think that’s pretty exciting, it’s about time.” The segment mentions that Buckey is the director of the space medicine innovations lab at Dartmouth.