Blue Origin

New Shepard

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CEO: Jeff Bezos Founded: 2000 Successes: 11 Failures: 0 Pending: 0

Blue Origin is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by 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.


Launch Vehicle

New Shepard

Family: Blue Origin

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.


Earth Science

New Shepard flight 11 will fly 38 microgravity research payloads to space.

Launch Window

NET: May 2nd 2019 - 13:35 UTC

Launch Window

Open: May 2nd 2019 - 13:30 UTC

Close: May 2nd 2019 - 15:30 UTC


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
Successful Landing

The booster will attempt to land back at its landing site.

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Corn Ranch, USA

West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch




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