New Shepard - NS-3


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New Shepard vehicle #3 is the third flight vehicle of the New Shepard suborbital rocket.

New Shepard | NS-17

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Aug. 26, 2021, 2:31 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Seventeenth flight of New Shepard. It will carry a second NASA lunar landing technology demonstration on the exterior of the booster, 18 commercial payloads inside the crew capsule, and an art installation on the exterior of the capsule.

Suborbital NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-13

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Oct. 13, 2020, 1:37 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

This will be the 13th New Shepard mission and the 7th consecutive flight for this particular vehicle (a record), demonstrating its operational reusability. New Shepard will fly 12 commercial payloads to space and back on this mission, including the Deorbit, Descent, and Landing Sensor Demonstration with NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate under a Tipping Point partnership. This is the first payload to fly mounted on the exterior of a New Shepard booster rather than inside the capsule, opening the door to a wide range of future high-altitude sensing, sampling, and exposure payloads.

Suborbital NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-12

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Dec. 11, 2019, 5:55 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Suborbital

The 12th flight of New Shepard will contain commercial payloads and postcards from the nonprofit organisation 'Club for the Future'.

Suborbital #NewShepard NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-11

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
May 2, 2019, 1:35 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

New Shepard flight 11 will fly 38 microgravity research payloads to space.

Suborbital NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-10

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Jan. 23, 2019, 2:50 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

New Shepard flight 10 will feature 9 NASA-sponsored payloads via the NASA Flight opportunity program.

Suborbital NS10 NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-9

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
July 18, 2018, 3 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The third commercial flight for Blue Origin. NS-9 carried various payloads on a sub-orbital flight. It also tested the capsule escape rockets at high altitude.

Suborbital NS9 NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-8

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
April 29, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

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.

Suborbital NS-3 - Flight Proven ( ) Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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New Shepard | NS-7

Blue Origin | USA
Corn Ranch, USA
Dec. 12, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

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.

Suborbital NS-3 - Maiden Flight Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas
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