Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Blue Origin relaunches and lands used rocket with UCF experiment

For the third time, commercial space company Blue Origin launched and landed the reusable New Shepard rocket, this time with a University of Central Florida science payload. 

Strengthening their launch, land and repeat motto the New Shepard rocket launched from West Texas on Saturday at 11 a.m. carrying two experiments inside the crew capsule, including UCF’s.

“Readying Crew Capsule for fit. Clear skies in Texas. Tracking for morning launch,” tweeted Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos an hour before launch.

Bezos confirmed the successful landing of New Shepard near Van Horn, Texas.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.orlandosentinel.com

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