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NS-24

New Shepard

Blue Origin

Launch Status
Success

Mission


NS-24

  • Type: Suborbital
  • Orbit: Suborbital

Twenty-fourth flight of New Shepard carrying the same 36 science and research payloads and tens of thousands of postcards from Club For Future that flew on the failed NS-23 flight.

NS-24

Location


West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch

Corn Ranch, Van Horn, TX, USA

West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch has witnessed the launch of 24 rockets, including 0 orbital launch attempts, while Corn Ranch, Van Horn, TX, USA, has been the site for 24 rocket launches.

West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch

Rocket


Blue Origin New Shepard

The New Shepard reusable launch system is a vertical-takeoff, vertical-landing (VTVL), suborbital manned rocket that is being developed by Blue Origin as a commercial system for suborbital space tourism.

New Shepard

Landing


Core NS-4

Booster NS-4 last launched 12/19/2023 and has seen 9 successful launches and landings. New Shepard vehicle #4 is the fourth flight vehicle of the New Shepard suborbital rocket. It was used for Blue Origin’s first crewed launches.

Corn Ranch Landing Pad, West Texas – CR

New Shepard landing site.

Return to Launch Site – RTLS

A return to launch site usually means that after stage separation the booster flips and does a burn back towards the launch site, landing near where it initially launched from.

NS-4

Agency


Blue Origin

Blue Origin is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos with its headquarters in Kent, Washington. The company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin currently launches its New Shepard sub-orbital vehicle from its West Texas launch site, they are currently constructing a launch pad for their orbital vehicle New Glenn at Cape Canaveral LC-36.

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TruthB Told
TruthB Told
6 months ago

Is the launch date correct? Everyday Astronaut says today 11/29/2023.

Dillon
Dillon
Reply to  TruthB Told
6 months ago

Its a target date, EDA just hasn’t updated the date yet.

Judy
Judy
6 months ago

Fingers crossed.?.

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O'Neill
6 months ago

This one is for you Alan Shepard.

Michele
Michele
6 months ago

Live feed????

SuperJC
SuperJC
6 months ago

Per ‘Zoom.earth’ Van Horn/Corn Ranch on 12/19 ~20 winds to be 15 mph?