New Shepard | NS-18

New Shepard | NS-18

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-18

NS-18 is the second crewed New Shepard flight, carrying 4 paying customers.

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Crew Capsule 2.0-M8


Serial M8

Launch Crew Count 4

Status Active

Landing Time 2021-10-13T15:00:00+0000


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Crew

Audrey Powers

Tourist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1985-01-01

Status Active

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger


Chris Boshuizen

Tourist

Nationality Australian

Date Of Birth 1979-01-01

Status Active

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger


Glen de Vries

Tourist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1972-06-29

Status Active

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger


William Shatner

Tourist

Nationality Canadian

Date Of Birth 1931-03-22

Status Active

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger


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 18

Consecutive Success 18

Maiden Flight 2015-04-29

Launch Failures 0


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Core


Serial NS-4

Status Active

Flight Proven Yes

Flights 4


Landing Attempt Yes

Landing Success Yes

Type RTLS

Location CR


Updates

SwGustav

2021-10-13T15:13:32+0000

Passengers were recovered, successful flight

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SwGustav

2021-10-13T14:49:57+0000

Liftoff

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SwGustav

2021-10-12T18:20:18+0000

Adjusting T-0

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Nosu

2021-10-10T16:27:05+0000

Pushed by a day due to forecasted winds.

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Nosu

2021-10-04T16:05:36+0000

Targeting a launch time of 13:30 UTC per latest Blue Origin statement.

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SwGustav

2021-09-27T13:28:43+0000

Adding the launch

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