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Re: New Shepherd - 7th test flight - Q4 2017
« Reply #1 on: 09/13/2017 06:54 AM »
An update:
http://spacenews.com/blue-origin-enlarges-new-glenns-payload-fairing-preparing-to-debut-upgraded-new-shepard/

The NS for this flight has some differences from the last one:

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The third New Shepard has modifications for improved reusability, he said, such as access panels that enable more rapid servicing in between flights. Blue Origin is also trying to improve New Shepard’s thermal protection.

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Another major difference between the second and third versions include real capsule windows, Mowry said — the ones on version two were painted.

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