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The New Glenn has quite a bit of capability. Booster stage is designed for operable reuse. The engines, the BE4 engine is designed for a 100 flight lifetime. The long-term vision is millions of people living and working in space. We need to get to a place, ultimately, that is much more like commercial airliners.
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And obviously, you can't get on a commercial airliner if the airline throws it away at the end of every trip. Very few people are gonna be able to afford to take that vacation. Similarly, even if they fly to the destination, and then they have to disassemble the whole thing, x-ray every part, and then reassemble it all
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d test it again, it's gonna be a very expensive vacation.
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If you can get to real operational reusability, then you can dramatically lower the cost.