Blue Origin has successful Pad Escape Test

“KENT, Wash. – Blue Origin conducted a successful Pad Escape test last week at its West Texas launch site, firing its pusher escape motor and launching a full-scale suborbital Crew Capsule from a launch vehicle simulator. The Crew Capsule traveled to an altitude of 2,307 feet under active thrust vector control before descending safely by parachute to a soft landing 1,630 feet downrange.” -Blue Origin

Pad Escape Test – Photo Credit: Blue Origin

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5 Responses to Blue Origin has successful Pad Escape Test

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    Surprised I haven’t heard more about this one on the news!! But all eyes are on SpaceX or Soyuz, it seems. Hopefully this picks up some steam 🙂

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