Blue Origin tested a new algorithm for the crew capsule which separates from the rocket and lands via parachutes. The New Shepard got some additional cargo: a couple microgravity experiments.
Video from yesterday's flight now live: https://t.co/vBvPYpGFrQ Great view of dramatic booster deceleration.— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 3, 2016
Flawless BE-3 restart and perfect booster landing. CC chutes— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 2, 2016
Pushing the envelope. Restarting BE-3 fast @ high thrust, just 3600 ft from ground. Impact in 6 sec if engine doesn’t restart & ramp fast.— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 1, 2016
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