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.WIKI
NS-8 is Blue Origin's second commercial flight. It carried payloads from various customers on a sub-orbital launch for 3 minutes of microgravity.
NET: April 29th 2018 - 17:07 UTC
Instantaneous launch window.
Flight Proven: Yes
The NS-3 core stage successfully landed for the second time.