Blue Origin

New Shepard

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CEO: Jeff Bezos Founded: 2000 Successes: 9 Failures: 0 Pending: 1

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.

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Launch Vehicle


New Shepard

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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.

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Test Flight


Fifth flight for Blue Origin. The NS-5 mission successfully landed the core stage and tested a capsule landing with one parachute cut.

Launch Window


NET: June 19th 2016 - 15:15 UTC

Instantaneous launch window.

NS-2


Type: Core
Flight Proven: Yes
Successful Landing

The first stage successfully landed for the fourth time


Watch the Launch



Van Horn, TX, USA

Corn Ranch Launch Site


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI-tGVFg7PU

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