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Blue Origin's Uncrewed New Shepard Rocket Mishap

Billionaire Jeff Bezos' commercial space company has been grounded pending an investigation by the U.S. government over what caused its rocket to fail minutes after liftoff. The incident triggered the capsule's escape system as intended, sending it safely back to Earth. No one was on board the flight and experts call this a significant setback for Blue Origin. Here's a recap of what happened.

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Blue Origin's Uncrewed New Shepard Rocket Mishap
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    An Aborted Mission Leads to New Shepard Being Grounded

    Blue Origin rocket mishap triggers escape system
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    Blue Origin rocket mishap triggers escape system

    The rocket's capsule, which had no humans on board, was seen jettisoning from the booster during a livestream of the launch, before a series of parachutes were deployed. Blue Origin suffered a mishap Monday during an uncrewed launch of its New Shepard capsule. A rocket failure roughly a minute after …

    See moment Blue Origin rocket catches fire during launch
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    See moment Blue Origin rocket catches fire during launch

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    A Blue Origin rocket experienced a "booster failure" during an uncrewed launch of its New Shepard rocket, triggering an abort system that allowed the capsule to parachute to earth. CNN space and defense correspondent Kristin Fisher explains how this could impact the company.

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