New Shepard - NS-2


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Status - Retired

The New Shepard 2 or NS2, made five successful flights in 2015 and 2016, being retired after its fifth flight in October 2016. It was the first booster which Blue Origin successfully landed and reused.

New Shepard | NS-6

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Oct. 5, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The 6th flight for Blue Origin, NS-6 will test an in-flight abort scenario for the capsule.

Suborbital NS-2 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-5

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
June 19, 2016, 3:15 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

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

Suborbital NS5 NS-2 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-4

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
April 2, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The fourth flight for Blue Origin. The capsule reached an apogee of 103.8 kilometers.

Suborbital NS4 NS-2 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-3

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Jan. 22, 2016, 4 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The third test flight of the New Shepard vehicle. It is the first re-use for Blue Origin.

Suborbital NS3 NS-2 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-2

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Nov. 23, 2015, 5:21 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The first flight of the New Shepard 2 booster. The capsule reached an apogee of 100.5 kilometers.

Suborbital NS-2 - Maiden Flight Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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