Update twelve:12PM ET:In accordance to NASA, Blue Origin detected “a potential concern with the electricity offer to the experiments,” so today’s start has been scrubbed. No word however on a new target date.
Blue Origin is established to start its reusable New Shepard rocket on a suborbital mission now (September twenty fourth) and check sensors for a vehicle that could a single day land on the Moon. The NS-thirteen mission, making use of a rocket that has currently flown 6 times in a row, is scheduled to fly at 11AM EDT from Blue Origin’s West Texas base.
New Shepard will fly twelve professional payloads on the exterior of the booster instead than inside of the capsule as it has finished so far. It will start to suborbital place at a distance of about sixty two miles, then return with the payloads and land.
The most important payload will be the SPLICE (Risk-free an