Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, New Shepard, Wally Funk, Space tch Jeff Bezos launch into space on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket
, My name is Ariane, Cornell and behalf of everyone at Blue Origin. I am thrilled to welcome you to First Human Flight.. This is our crew in their flight suits with their First Human Flight mission. Patches. Right in the center, of course, is our founder. Jeff Bezos. Jeff will be seated in seat number. Six. Jeff invited his brother Mark Bezos to join him on the journey. In seat number three in the capsule Wally, Funk Oliver Daemen occupying seat number one, and here the astronauts come. Four crew members are heading out to the launchpad. There. They go. See you guys.. We see here that the astronauts are starting to ascend the crew tower. There’s Wally wavin’. bell rings bell rings What a moment. Jeff Bezos bell rings Mark Bezos bell rings, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen. And there they go into the crew capsule. Good morning astronauts and welcome Aboard the RSS First Step., All right., And here we go. We are closing the hatch.. This is the flight director. New Shepherd is go for launch. Booster commence, indistinct, WILCO, flight., Ariane, T Minus 2. Minutes. There we go. Bridge is retracting. Ariane. The bridge is retracting.. We are in auto sequence. Director T Minus ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five four command engine start., Two One. loud rocket noise Ignition. We have liftoff. New Shepard, has cleared the tower. Ariane And New Shepard has cleared the tower on our way to space with our First Human crew.
Go Jeff, go Mark, go Wally, go Oliver. You are going to space. rocket engine roars Director 5000 feet. rocket engine roars – Ariane! Oh my goodness.! Listen to the roar of the BE3 engine we’re just about to pass through max q, maximum dynamic pressure.. That is when the stresses on the vehicle are at their maximum. Director Max q. Ariane. Max q is confirmed. Beautiful burn on that BE3 engine., Liquid hydrogen, Director 31000 feet. Mach 1., Ariane And liquid oxygen as the propellant it’s nice, not just clean in terms of beautifully performing. But what comes out of it? It’S steam right Woo To see the … glow of the engine underneath the rocket just under our shoulders and to know that we’ve got a crew that is going to space. It just feels different. Doesn’t it Gary Gary. This is totally different. Ariane. All right, you can follow along.. Of course, the speedometer in the bottom left. The altimeter in the middle of the screen. There. So far appears to be a nominal flight., All right coming up here on MECO main engine cutoff. That will be followed shortly by separation and at that point, after separation we’re going to let the astronauts unbuckle and take in the freedoms of zero G. There is MECO main engine cutoff a beautiful shot down the New Shepard rocket.. Look at that view. Unreal. Awaiting separation. Here. – And here we are., You can start to see. Standby you’re, going to see the separation of the capsule from the booster itself.
. Oliver Woo, Oh wow, wow wow., indistinct Mark Don’t forget to look out the window. Oliver Holy Good God., Oh wow., Wally, Woo, Woo, hoo astronaut, voices overlap and cutoff Ariane, And there we go. Our astronauts have passed the Karman line at about 328000 feet. Continuing their ascent.. You see the two vehicles there. When the speed hit zero. You know that they’ve hit half a G, their maximum altitude. And you hear they’re having quite an experience. astronauts. Celebrating astronaut voices overlap, astronauts, cheering Ground Control, One minute, warning., One minute, warning. Oliver, That was awesome. Wally You got one Mark. I got it. astronaut voices overlap; Wally, Oh Mark Jeff., Look at this. It’s, dark up here; Oliver, Oh wow., Wally 2000 miles an hour. Jeff Everybody in Ground Control; First Step status; check. Astronaut, Oliver. Wally; Oh my word: Jeff Oliver status check.. Oliver, Oh sorry. Ground Control, Oliver status, perfect., Ground Control, Copy. Astronaut, Wally., Jeff, Wally., Ground Control, Wally is Gucci. Ground Control, Copy. Astronaut, Demo., Mark Astronaut, Demo, everybody’s, indistinct., Ground Control, Copy Astronaut, Bezos. astronauts, cheering Jeff. Well, that was intense Ground Control. Bezos. Everybody seems happy happy. Happy. Ground Control, Copy., Ariane! Thank you again. Everybody for joining us live for our First Human Flight on New Shepard., So far nominal flight.. Our booster is about to return to its landing pad.. There we see engine relight., The sonic boom And booster touchdown.. Welcome back New Shepherd., A beautiful rocket that provided a beautiful flight to space.
Ground Control. First step, your booster has landed. Jeff Booster landed and ready. Ground Control, indistinct., Ariane And there it is. Our crew capsule with our four crew members on board. Jeff. You have a very happy crew up here. I want you to know. astronaut audio cuts off Mark, Oh yeah. I see blue. Ground Control, Stand by drogues. Stand by drogues.. Stand by me, stand by me., Ariane. So far, a nominal flight. Here comes the crew capsule back from space. The drogues deployed. Here the main’s out reefing and coming to full inflation.. Our rocket went over Mach 3 and now they’re coming floating back down at just about 15 or 16 miles an hour. About to join us home back here in west Texas.. After having gone over the carbon line, the internationally recognized line of space, the world’s newest astronauts. Gary, how are you holding up friend Gary? I …? I am speechless. Ariane Wow. And those big beautiful, windows., Gary They’ve just got about a minute and a half of floating before the activation of the skirt jet for a soft touchdown.. At this point, there are sensors onboard that are detecting how high they are above the ground, multiple sensors and just six feet above the ground that cushion of air will puff. And they will have a soft touchdown, almost like just sitting in a chair. But I’m sure Their adrenaline is pumping now., Ariane And touchdown.. Welcome back New Shepherd, First Human crew.
. What a flight Ground Control Welcome back to Earth! First! Step.! Congratulations to all of you. Ariane! What a day, what a day. Jeff Very happy group of people on this capsule. We’re! So grateful to everybody who made this possible. Thank you. Oliver Ground Control. Oliver. Thank you so much for everyone there.. It was amazing. It was amazing. Ground Control Copy. First Step., You have a very happy CAPCOM here as well. Let’s do a status, check. Astronaut, Oliver. Oliver, Ground Control, Astronaut, Oliver. Status, correct., Ground Control, Copy. Astronaut, Wally., Wally, Wally, Okay., Ground Control, Copy. Astronaut, Demo., Mark Astronaut Demo.. I am … unbelievably good. Ground Control, Copy. Astro, audio cuts off Jeff Ground Control. This is Bezos. Best day ever Wally Yeah, Ground Control, Copy everyone. Go ahead and remain in your seats. Crew. Member seven is on their way. Shortly. You will hear the capsule off gassing.. It sounds like it landed pretty much exactly where we predicted. That’s, how they can get to it. So quickly.