However, all tests - from test 2 to test 8 - have seen the booster return for a safe pinpoint landing, followed shortly after by the capsule parachuting to a landing site nearby.
"We'll be doing a high altitude escape motor test - pushing the rocket to its limits", noted Blue Origin ahead of the test.
New Shepard's reusable booster comes in for a landing.
Numerous payloads will be flying in the spacecraft during the test, ranging from global customers, such as Thailand's "mu Space-1" - which includes an assortment of scientific and medical items, several textile materials they plan to use on their future space suit and apparel, and other special articles for their community partners - through to a suite of payloads from Blue Origin employees as a part of their internal "Fly My Stuff" program.
But if all goes well, she said, "it's going to be a sweet ride".
Blue Origin tested the motor at a lower altitude during a memorable flight back in October 2016, but the company's engineers wanted to make sure that the system would work as well at a higher altitude, where the atmosphere thins out to near-nothingness.
The company's Florida team was watching today's webcast, as was the team at Blue Origin's headquarters in Kent, Wash., where New Shepard hardware is manufactured.
Blue Origin has yet to announce when it will start taking reservations or how much flights will cost. That first crewed flight could take place before the end of the year.
Strapped into reclining seats at launch, the New Shepard passengers will be able to unstrap and briefly float about the cabin near the top of its trajectory when they will experience five to six minutes of weightlessness and enjoy the view from the largest windows ever built into an operational spacecraft. A separate employee said prices would begin at $200,000, according to Reuters.
"It's coming", said Cornell, who's in charge of astronaut sales as well as launch commentary.
Brazil's Neymar Jr. who plays as a forward, was the most mentioned player of the World Cup, followed by Argentina's Lionel Messi. Croatia is just the second side to make a World Cup final after qualifying through a UEFA playoff (Germany, 2002) ...
Amazon Prime launched in June. "They backed off for a while but this year, they're all back - Best Buy , Targets stores". While Amazon is offering price cuts on various items, some of the best deals will be on the brands exclusive to Amazon .
The two are then accused of deciding that a coin flip app on Wilson's phone would determine whether Webb was arrested. Two police officers in Georgia have been suspended after their own body cams revealed a traffic stop gone wrong.
But US allies and many in Washington are anxious about what Trump might conceivably bargain away to Putin. Trump, but there has never been such a private session of this magnitude between Putin and a USA leader.
The illegal supplies were provided through ship-to-ship transfers at sea using North Korean tankers, according to the report. A UNC official said he had no information to confirm the report , though preparations had been made for Sunday's talks.
Whatever the exact mixture of motives might be, it doesn't really matter. "That must be the intelligence agencies", he quipped. We're glad the American people are now 100 percent clear where our president stands on this important issue.
Bryce Harper , who said he was exhausted after taking his cuts in the first round, certainly appeared gassed in the final round. As the ball cleared the wall, the left-handed hitting Harper walked out of the batter's box and thrust both arms in the air.
Oklahoma City was able to convince George to stay with the Thunder instead of joining the Lakers like he had originally planned. If Leonard left the Raptors , he could sign a four-year, $141 million deal with a team with the available salary-cap space.
From the resultant corner Samuel Umtiti outjumped a sluggish Marouane Fellaini and banged the ball home via a firm forehead. France sealed a 1-0 win over Hazard's Belgium side to triumph and book their place in the final on Sunday.
Lava bomb in Hawaii injures 12
Kilauea is sending as much as 26 times the amount of lava per second to the sea than it did during the 2016-17 eruption. He added that after the boat was hit, those in the tour group quickly pulled together to help one another.
Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson
Chelsea are also targeting Alisson as a potential replacement for Thibaut Courtois , who is wanted by Real Madrid . Simon Mignolet , meanwhile, is expected to leave Anfield this summer after he lost his place to Karius last season.
VC guy urges Elon Musk to calm the f*ck down
If you're the billionaire founder of several publicly traded companies, here's an easy PR strategy: Never tweet . Unsworth, 63, said he hadn't actually met Musk face to face when Musk visited the cave during the rescue effort.
Russian media praises Trump-Putin summit success
Democrats want Trump to detail all topics discussing during the meeting, including any "suggestions" Trump made to Putin. Trump had hoped the indictment would strengthen his hand during the summit, according to the White House sources.
Croatian president wins hearts across the globe
Organisers of Qatar 2022 say strict alcohol laws will be relaxed as fans look to embrace the spirit of the World Cup. The hype around the World Cup was justified and it certainly lived up to the billing.
John McCain blasts Donald Trump over his meeting with Putin
Putin denied anew that the Russian government interfered, regardless of what non-governmental Russian actors might have done. Trump said he held " both countries responsible" thinks the United States has been "fooling" and that "we're all to blame".
Champions France hoist the World Cup in Moscow
Croatia had more of the possession, 66%, but found the going tough in the second half when France's quality up front floored them. His kick was deflected off the head of Croatia's Mario Mandzukic in the 18th minute for an own goal to get France on the board.
Belgium coach happy with third-place finish
We will have a better tournament than we have had in the past but we might not win it because of that lack of experience. But you need to be realistic when you finish the tournament and look back.
Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election
That group appears to match WikiLeaks , which released large numbers of hacked Democratic Party emails during the 2016 campaign. They targeted more than 300 people affiliated with the Clinton campaign , the DCCC, and the DNC . "The Russians are nailed ".
Thai cave boys say thank you in hospital video
Nineteen divers entered the cave complex during every rescue mission. "I am very thank you so heavy, thank you so much". He and other British divers who aided in the rescue returned to Heathrow on Friday morning.