LOS ANGELES -- Sixty days after Blue Origin achieved its first milestone vertical landing with the New Shepard sub-orbital launch vehicle, the company has repeated the feat with the same rocket. The flight, which occurred on Jan 22 at Blue Origin’s test range near Van Horn, Texas, saw the capsule which will be used to take passengers to sub-orbit, separate before the New Shepard reached an apogee of 333,582 ft. This is just over 3,700 ft. higher than the last test on Nov 23, when the ...


Register now for free access to "Blue Origin's New Shepard Rocket Lands Again" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 


Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Already registered? here.