Blue Origin's New Shepard reusable booster flew for the seventh time today from the company's West Texas launch site. At 10:59 am CST, the rocket lifted off carrying Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time as it reached an altitude of 322,032 feet above ground level (98.16 km) with a maximum ascent velocity of 2.94 (2.000 mph, 3,200 km/h) before returning to Earth for a controlled powered landing.
Tags: Related Articles:
- Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket makes third powered landing
- Watch Blue Origin's silky smooth landing from onboard rocket-cam
- New Shepard's parachute set to fail on next flight in the interests of safety
- Jeff Bezos unveils towering New Glenn reusable rocket
- New Shepard rocket survives successful in-flight capsule escape test
- Blue Origin finds success in parachute failure and fourth rocket landing