Blue Origin is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos with its headquarters in Kent, Washington. The company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin currently launches its New Shepard sub-orbital vehicle from its West Texas launch site, they are currently constructing a launch pad for their orbital vehicle New Glenn at Cape Canaveral LC-36.INFO WIKI
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The New Shepard reusable launch system is a vertical-takeoff, vertical-landing (VTVL), suborbital manned rocket that is being developed by Blue Origin as a commercial system for suborbital space tourism.Explore
The first flight of the New Shepard 1 booster. The capsule reached an apogee of 93.5 kilometers.
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Flight Proven: No
While the test flight itself was deemed a success, The booster stage crashed on landing and was not recovered due to a failure of hydraulic pressure in the vehicle control system during the descent.
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