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A look inside the Blue Origin space tourer

The makers of Blue Origin have given an inside look at their new space tourer.

In a new live video, fans were treated to a virtual tour of the new spacecraft, which will take tourists to the edge of space - which is around 340,000 feet above the Earth's surface.

Giving the tour, Ariane Cornell, director of astronaut and orbital sales at Blue Origin, said: "'These are the largest windows to every be flown in space. In fact, over a third of the capsule is windows. Six seats, six windows. Everyone gets a window seat ... Last but not least, we've kitted out the crew capsule with a lot of cameras. We want you to be able to share your memories with your loved ones for years to come.

"What is so wonderful about the New Shepard system is that whether you are a tourist like you and me, and you want to go explore the stars or see your home from space. Or you're an astronaut that works for NASA or another space agency, New Shepard is going to be your ride."

The flight will take around 40 minutes, before people are returned back to earth.

They said in a mission statement on their website: "Blue Origin believes that in order to preserve Earth, our home, for our grandchildren’s grandchildren, we must go to space to tap its unlimited resources and energy. Like the Industrial Revolution gave way to trade, economic abundance, new communities and high-speed transportation - our road to space opens to the door to the infinite and yet unimaginable future generations might enjoy. Paving the way starts now."

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