NS-7

Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Earth Science

Suborbital West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch Corn Ranch, USA
NS-3 - Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas

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.

New Shepard

Family: Blue Origin
Configuration:

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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Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    15.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.7 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    75 T
  • Thrust
    490 kN
Family
  • Name
    New Shepard
  • Family
    Blue Origin
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    New Shepard
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Booster Info


NS-3

Status: Active


Type: Core
Flight Proven: No
First Flight: December 12, 2017
Last Flight: August 26, 2021
Flights: 8
Landings Attempted: 8
Landings Successful: 8

Landing Information

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

Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas.

Crew Capsule 2.0-M1


Active Cargo Crew On-board: 1 Crew Capacity: 6
Destination: Suborbital
Serial Number: M1

This spacecraft was flown on NS-3 carrying cargo and a test dummy.

Crew Capsule 2.0 Details

Crew


Mannequin Skywalker

Anthropomorphic Test Device - Earthling - ( BO )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: Dec. 12, 2017
Age: 3

Blue Origin

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CEO: Jeff Bezos Founded: 2000 Successes: 17 Failures: 0 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

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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