New Shepard | NS-17

New Shepard | NS-17

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

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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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NS-17

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.

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Crew Capsule 2.0-M7


Serial M7

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Active

Landing Time 2021-08-26T14:42:00+0000


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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 22

Consecutive Success 22

Maiden Flight 2015-04-29

Launch Failures 0


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Serial NS-3

Status Active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 8


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type RTLS

Location CR


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2021-08-23T18:09:28+0000

Launch delayed by 24 hours

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2021-08-18T17:26:43+0000

Adding launch

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