Blue Origin Launches New Shepard on Fifth Crewed Suborbital Flight Written 5 June 2022


Blue Origin's crew capsule lands  in the West Texas desert. | Credit: Blue Origin–©

Parabolic Arc reported that Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket Saturday, completing “its fifth human spaceflight and the 21st flight for the New Shepard program.”  Launch occurred from Blue Origin’s Launch Site One in West Texas at 9:25 a.m. Eastern. The crew capsule landed 10 minutes after liftoff after reaching an altitude of approximately 66 miles, while the vehicle’s booster made a successful landing about three minutes earlier. The NS-21 crew included Evan Dick, Katya Echazarreta, Hamish Harding, Victor Correa Hespanha, Jaison Robinson, and Victor Vescovo. 
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Replay: New Shepard Mission NS-21 Webcast, 4 June 2022 (Blue Origin via YouTube)