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Blue Origin’s pusher escape system rockets the Crew Capsule away from the launch pad, demonstrating a key safety system.
BlogOct 22, 2012

Great Day in West Texas

The Blue Origin team worked hard and smart to pull off this first test of our suborbital Crew Capsule escape system. Please enjoy the photos and video.

Gradatim Ferociter!
Jeff Bezos

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Blue Origin’s pusher escape system rockets the Crew Capsule away from the launch pad, demonstrating a key safety system.
The New Shepard Crew Capsule escaped to an altitude of 2,307 feet before deploying parachutes for a safe return.
With touchdown 1,630 feet from the launch pad, Blue Origin completed a successful test of its Crew Capsule escape system.

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