New Shepard maiden flight

Rocket launch

by Blue OriginUSA

Launch time29 Apr 2015

partial success

Orbit: Suborbital

The first flight of the New Shepard vehicle.

The flight is deemed only a partial success because the booster failed to return safely and crashed on landing. The capsule, though, performed a successful parachute landing.

Flight apogee: 93.5 km.

Rocket New Shepard1

launched from Corn RanchUSA