New Shepard | NS-14

New Shepard | NS-14

West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch
Corn Ranch, USA

For this mission, the New Shepard crew capsule will be outfitted with upgrades for the astronaut experience as the program nears human space flight. The upgrades include improvements to environmental features such as acoustics and temperature regulation inside the capsule, crew display panels, and speakers with a microphone and push-to-talk button at each seat. The mission will also test a number of astronaut communication and safety alert systems. The capsule will be outfitted with six seats, including one occupied by Mannequin Skywalker.

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Blue Origin

Blue Origin is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos with its headquarters in Kent, Washington. The company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin currently launches its New Shepard sub-orbital vehicle from its West Texas launch site, they are currently constructing a launch pad for their orbital vehicle New Glenn at Cape Canaveral LC-36.

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Crew Capsule 2.0-M8


Serial M8

Launch Crew Count 1

Status Active

Landing Time N/A


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Crew

Mannequin Skywalker

Anthropomorphic Test Device

Nationality Earthling

Date Of Birth 2017-12-12

Status Active

Type Non-Human


New Shepard


Height 15.00 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 490 kN

Diameter 3.70 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 75 Tonnes


Launch Success 14

Consecutive Success 14

Maiden Flight 2015-04-29

Launch Failures 0


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Core


Serial NS-4

Status Active

Flight Proven No

Flights 1


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type RTLS

Location CR


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