Suborbital Space Flight: New Shepard

( New Shepard is a reusable suborbital rocket system designed to take astronauts and research payloads past the Kármán line – the internationally recognized boundary of space. The flight is about 11 minutes. It is named after Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American to go to space. New Shepard launches from the high West Texas desert.)

Photo credit: Blue Origin| New Shepard