Blue Origin completes System Requirements Review for Space Vehicle

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KENT, Wa., 5 June 2012. Blue Origin personnel conducted a two-day system requirements review (SRR) of the company’s Space Vehicle.

The SRR assessed the Space Vehicle's ability to meet safety and mission requirements, and evaluated the technical readiness of the design, the concept of operations, the feasibility of project development plans, and planned verification activities. The review also included results from wind tunnel tests of the biconic shape, validating the vehicle's aerodynamic design, stability, and cross-range. Representatives from Blue Origin, NASA, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) participated in the review, conducted at the company's design and development facility in Kent, Wa.

Blue Origin is working to develop commercial crew transportation capabilities under the Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) agreement with NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP).


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