As per NASA Spaceflight (nasaspaceflight.com) this was the 12th total test flight of the fully autonomous rocket and spacecraft system called, New Shepard, and the 3rd such flight in the year 2019.
With the the biggest windows ever built into a spacecraft, New Shepard hopes to give commercial space tourism passengers aboard the ship unprecedented views of space. This is also the sixth flight of this reused reinforcement, which is a record for Blue Origin in terms of trusting and recovering one of its rocket stages. Future passengers will be able to experience a few minutes of weightlessness before the descent.More news: Andrew Scheer resigns as Conservative leader
Three parachutes are used to slow the capsule as it falls back to Earth, and it was traveling about 16 miles per hour before hitting the ground on Wednesday and kicking up a puff of sand.
A commercial rocket's brief trip to space and back has given new meaning to the popular postcard slogan, "Wish you were here!"
"The opportunity to re-fly our payload is helping us not only validate and compare data for different flight profiles, but also test modifications and upgrades", said NASA's Kathryn Hurlbert, who heads up the Suborbital Flight Experiment Monitor-2 project at Johnson Space Center.More news: Trump impeachment: US House judiciary panel to vote
A great many postcards composed and designed by kids from Blue Origin's not-for-profit Club for the Future, which tries to rouse kids in space investigation, are likewise propelling on this strategic, Origin has said.
Rocket Man: Jeff Bezos-founded aerospace manufacturer Blue Origins has recorded another successful mission for its New Shepard sub-orbital launch vehicle. The strategic Blue Origin's ninth business dispatch and incorporates the 100th business payload among tests for clients, colleges and NASA.
But, most importantly, Blue Origin's mission relied on a previously flown booster for its success.More news: Microsoft Reveals Next-Gen Console, Xbox Series X, at The Game Awards
During Wednesday's test flight, CNN said that it climbed about 343,000 feet, or 65 miles.