Blue Origin launch abort test with its suborbital New Shepard rocket

In its initial stages, the flight of the New Shepard booster and its Crew Capsule will look like the previous test missions, however, 45 seconds into the climb, a powerful abort motor within the Crew Capsule will be fired to demonstrate a crew could be transported to safety in the event of a major problem during the most stressful segment of the flight.

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