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Developing technologies to enable human access to space at dramatically lower cost and increased reliability.
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Blue Origin Aug 10
Recent footage of BE-3U demonstration engine hot fire. Two BE-3Us will power upper stage of & deliver our customers to orbit. We’ve completed over 700 seconds of test time & confirmed performance assumptions used for final BE-3U expander cycle design
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NASA Jul 18
Congratulations ! Today’s successful launch of the New Shepard rocket also included five -supported payloads onboard. For each one of them, this flight was one in a series of suborbital demonstrations of the technology:
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Safe escape in any phase of flight
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Blue Origin Jul 18
An inside look at the Flight Readiness Review leading up to a successful Mission 9
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Great work Blue Team on a successful New Shepard mission! Here’s the full replay of the webcast
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Touchdown of the crew capsule!
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Touchdown of the booster!
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Escape motor fired. Let’s see how New Shepard responds in this extreme test.
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Liftoff! New Shepard has cleared the tower on its way to space. Escape motor to be fired after booster separation.
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Webcast starting now!
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Blue Origin Jul 18
New Shepard takes flight in T-27 minutes. Show starts in 10 minutes on with our host
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Blue Origin Jul 18
On Mission 9, we’re firing the crew capsule escape motor at the highest altitude ever. We are stressing the rocket to test that astronauts can get away from an anomaly at any time during flight. Live webcast starts T-20 on
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Blue Origin Jul 18
Mission 9 launch target now 10:00 am CT / 15:00 UTC.
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Blue Origin Jul 18
It’s launch day! New Shepard is looking good on the pad after rollout this morning. T-2 hours to launch. Lift off time 9:00 am CT / 14:00 UTC. Live webcast starts T-20 on
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Blue Origin Jul 17
Mannequin Skywalker is on board for Mission 9. He shares the capsule with science and research payloads from commercial companies, universities and space agencies. Check out the full payload manifest here:
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Blue Origin Jul 17
Launch tomorrow slated for 9:00 am CT / 14:00 UTC. Live webcast begins at T-20 minutes on .
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Blue Origin Jul 17
Ready for lift off! New Shepard is gearing up for its ninth mission. We’ll be doing a high altitude escape motor test – pushing the rocket to its limits. Launch is tomorrow. Details on live webcast to come.
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Blue Origin Jun 18
35 years ago today, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. To honor the past and present who drive exploration forward, we sent these Minifigures to space on and returned them to play.
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Jeff Bezos May 15
Tom Wolfe was an amazing journalist and author. Thank you for showing us all what it took to have “The Right Stuff”.
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Blue Origin Apr 29
The previous crew capsule was named “RSS Jules Verne” and “RSS” stands for “Reusable Space Ship”. Thanks for asking!
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