Blue Origin Makes First New Shepard Launch of 2022 Written 1 April 2022


NS-20 mission launch, March 31, 2022. | Credit: Blue Origin–©

Space News reports that Blue Origin “launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on its first flight of the year March 31, carrying six people on a brief trip to space and back.” The rocket “lifted off from the company’s Launch Site One in West Texas at 9:59 a.m. Eastern.” The crew of Blue Origin’s NS-20 mission were paying customers Marty Allen, Sharon and Marc Hagle, Jim Kitchen and George Nield, and Blue Origin New Shepard Chief Architect Gary Lai.
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