Vertical landing rocket: Success as New Shepard spaceship lands upright

Vertical landing rocket: Success as New Shepard spaceship lands upright


welcome back to shepherd a space rocket
designed to take off and land standing up has successfully done just that blue origins new sheppard spacecraft
took off from West Texas in the USA on Monday the 23rd of November with no one
aboard and on-loan she reached an altitude of
62 miles reaching the boundary between earth’s atmosphere and face it landed
back at the launch site eight minutes later depressurized passenger capsule
successfully separated from its booster for making a soft touch down for
assisted parachute lowering itself vertically the rocket is designed to
carry six passengers into Earth’s upper atmosphere where they’ll be able to
experience weightlessness amazon.com founder and head of space privateer firm
Blue Origin is behind the spacecraft which is also among a handful of
companies developing vehicles to carry cargo and paying passengers into space
is likely to fly in the first instance as a platform for science researchers to
run experiments during the few minutes of weightlessness experienced in the
capsule at the top of it

Eugene Islam

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