Blue Origin spacecraft hangar and launchpad

Blue Origin spacecraft hangar and launchpad


Culberson County, Texas (TX), US
This is the hangar for the spacecraft. The launchpad it up the taxiway to the north.

Blue Origin is a privately funded aerospace company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

Initially focused on sub-orbital spaceflight, the company has built and flown a testbed of its New Shepard spacecraft design at their Culberson County, Texas facility. According to company statements, it initially planned on placing the New Shepard in commercial suborbital tourist service in 2010 with flights about once a week. However, the most recently publicized timetable states that Blue Origin will fly unmanned in 2011, and manned in 2012.
This is the hangar for the spacecraft. The launchpad it up the taxiway to the north.

Blue Origin is a privately funded aerospace company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

Initially focused on sub-orbital spaceflight, the company has built and flown a testbed of its New Shepard spacecraft design at their Culberson County, Texas facility. According to company statements, it initially planned on placing the New Shepard in commercial suborbital tourist service in 2010 with flights about once a week. However, the most recently publicized timetable states that Blue Origin will fly unmanned in 2011, and manned in 2012.
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