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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Earth Science


NS-7 is Blue Origins first commercial flight. The payloads included 12 experiments conducted in 3 minutes of microgravity dedicated to medical and earth science.

Launch Window


NET: December 12th 2017 - 16:59 UTC

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NS-3


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
Successful Landing

The NS-3 core stage successfully landed for the first time.


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Van Horn, TX, USA

Corn Ranch Launch Site


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