Blue Origin’s suborbital New Shepard rocket lands safely on its West Texas pad after a successful in-flight crew capsule abort test on Oct. 5, 2016.
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On this date in 2016, the aerospace company Blue Origin successfully launched and landed its New Shepard rocket loaded with its first crew capsule. The flight achieved an apogee of 93.7km, landing nearby only 7 and a half minutes later. You can find out much more about Blue Origin and all its lunar efforts at their website, located here.