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Blue Origin New Shepard Launch + Suboptimal Landing Test
June 19, 2016 @ 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM EDTFree
Fourth launch and landing of Blue Origin’s (@BlueOrigin) New Shepard rocket.
On this flight, Blue Origin will intentionally fail one string of parachutes on the capsule. There are three strings of chutes and two of the three should still deploy nominally and, along with their retrothrust system, safely land the capsule. Per Jeff Bezos, “Works on paper, and this test is designed to validate that. We’ll also use this flight to continue pushing the envelope on the booster. As always, this is a development test flight and anything can happen.”
Live webcast: http://www.blueorigin.com/
Official hashtag: #GradatimFerociter