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Commercial and US Government Launch Vehicles => Blue Origin => Topic started by: jebbo on 12/19/2017 09:39 AM

Title: Blue Origins suborbital launch site, near Van Horn, TX
Post by: jebbo on 12/19/2017 09:39 AM
I couldn't find a thread for this, but if I've missed it could a mod move this to the appropriate place.

Thought I'd look to see what we could see in terms of facilities here. So starting from:

Link (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/West+Texas+Suborbital+Launch+Site/@31.4229316,-104.7593407,744m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x86e5cc0b9031e3c7:0xb0d4dcff3a06f329!8m2!3d31.422927!4d-104.757152)

I browsed around and there is surprisingly high resolution of the launch site and what looks to my untutored eye like a test stand.

There is other stuff scattered around but these seemed the most obvious

--- Tony
Title: Re: Blue Origins suborbital launch site, near Van Horn, TX
Post by: Chasm on 12/21/2017 09:05 AM
There is one launch site and two test stands.
Terraserver sat images

launch site, still without the catwalk
31.422N -104.757W, September 2016

old small test stand
31.394N -104.775W, September 2016

new large test stand,
31.429N -104.720W, March 2017


Planet has much more up to date images, but their resolution is to low compared to terraserver.

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