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New Shepard's Crewed NS-25 Mission Targets Liftoff on May 19

The NS-25 Mission Patch
The NS-25 Mission Patch

Blue Origin announced today its seventh human flight, NS-25, will lift off from Launch Site One in West Texas on Sunday, May 19. The launch window opens at 8:30 AM CDT / 1330 UTC. The webcast on will start at T-40 minutes.

Additionally, Blue Origin released the NS-25 mission patch. A few of the symbols embedded include: 

  • The Gemini spacecraft represents Ed Dwight’s aerospace training era. The hand lifting the crew capsule is a nod to his extensive artwork. 

  • The sunrise represents Mason Angel and Carol Schaller’s desire to experience the overview effect.  

  • The mountains symbolize Carol Schaller, Gopi Thotakura, and Sylvain Chiron’s passion for climbing and skiing. 

  • The crew capsule’s leaf design reflects the groundbreaking family heritage software Kenneth L. Hess developed. 

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