After several hours of uncertainty with postponement included, the new launch of Blue Origin already has an official time. Jeff Bezos’s company had to postpone takeoff yesterday due to the weather north of Van Horn, Texas, where the Amazon owner’s company launch base is located.
Due to forecasted winds in West Texas we are pushing #NS18 launch target to Wednesday, October 13. Liftoff is targeted for 8:30 am CDT / 13:30 UTC. Live broadcast begins at T-90 mins on https://t.co/7Y4TherpLr. Stay tuned for more details.
— Blue Origin (@blueorigin) October 10, 2021
Blue Origin launch time
After being postponed for 24 hours due to the weather, the launch will take place on Wednesday, October 13 at 08:30 a.m. local time. The ship will have a special passenger, the 90-year-old actor William Shatner.
Shatner is a well-known actor in pop culture for playing Captain James T. Kirk of the ship Enterprise in the classic 1960s series Star Trek.
This will be the second launch of the New Shepard rocket which will also have four people in its crew. Together with William Shatner, will travel Audrey Powers, Vice President of Missions and Operations of Blue Origin, Glen de Vries, founder of the Metadata company and Cris Boshuizen, founder of the Planet Labs company and former NASA engineer.
The New Shepard is a vertical take-off suborbital rocket belonging to the new generation of rockets that have vertical landing technology, like SpaceX rockets.
The following will be shown launch times.
- USA: 08:30 am
- Mexico: 08:30 am
- Peru: 08:30 am
- Colombia: 08:30 am
- Argentina: 10:30 am
- Chile: 10:30 am
Where to see the launch of Blue Origin?
The launch can be seen in its entirety and exclusively from the Blue Origin’s official YouTube channel. The broadcast will begin 90 minutes before launch.
Internet: where to follow the launch of Blue Origin online?
In As you can also follow the launch of the Blue Origin, with the direct takeoff. With us you will have the best minute by minute of the events that happen during the crossing of the ship and the most impressive images of the event.
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