Touchdown! Blue Origin passes its 'toughest test yet' with a successful landing of its in-flight escape pod and booster



The New Shepard escape system has been put to the test in the rocket's 'toughest test yet'.  
The in-flight escape pod was tested in a live stream from West Texas.
The rocket launched and the crew capsule ejected from the booster, falling to the ground slowly with parachutes.
The booster then successfully landed too, meaning the test was even more successful than the crew had hoped.
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THE IN-FLIGHT ESCAPE POD  The New Shepard spacecraft has two main parts: the rocket booster, and a crew capsule on top. 
The aim of the test was to recover the crew capsule. 
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5 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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