The originate by Blue Foundation came about in Culberson County, which is ready 190 miles east of El Paso.
This mission, called NS-12, will be the 12th New Shepard launch and the sixth time using this particular spacecraft. The corporate acknowledged that it's working towards taking other folks to accommodate. In the future, the rocket will take those six people to the uppermost atmospheres, and people on board could enjoy a few minutes of weightlessness.
Also on board New Shepard were thousands of postcards from kids around the world who are part of Blue Origin's Club for the Future, a nonprofit created to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
The rocket is additionally conveying two craftsmanship tests for the champs of the Art in Space Contest by the musical gang OK Go, which tested center and secondary school understudies to think of a captivating space workmanship payload for a Blue Origin flight.
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Experiements packed in Blue Origin's New Shepard capsule await liftoff from the company's West Texas launch facility. This release included experimental loads that will be used for research, including materials used in student studies.
The 60-foot-long (18-meter) suborbital rocket reached an altitude of 65 miles (105 kilometers), according to preliminary information, crossing the internationally recognized boundary of space known as the Karman line. It was carrying the "New Shepard" capsule, which in future flights will house paying passengers.
The New Shepard program has quite a CV, with highlights like 12 successful New Shepard launches all in all, 9 commercial missions (with its 100th customer's payload on board), and 6 launches and landings for the exact same Blue Shepard vehicle and capsule.
"Keep them coming, guys, we need a lot more", Dietrich said. Previously, Blue Origin declared that it was going to conduct its first crew mission in 2019 itself, but the company did not fly the rocket since May.
Founded in 2000, Blue Origin focuses on suborbital to orbital flight, powered by vertical takeoff and vertical landing vehicles.