Blue origin’s New Shepard blasts off from Van Horn, Texas, on March 31, 2022. (Blue Origin via AP/Screenshot via The Epoch Times)
This was Blue Origin’s fourth flight with passengers on board.
The passengers are CEO and investor Marty Allen; Sharon and Marc Hagle; teacher and entrepreneur Jim Kitchen, George Nield, a former NASA manager who has worked to promote commercial spaceflight and Gary Lai, the architect of the New Shepard system.
Marc Hagle is CEO of the commercial and residential property company Tricor International. His wife, Sharon Hagle, founded SpaceKids Global, a nonprofit aimed at inspiring children about spaceflight.