Blue Origin to Test Rocket on Wednesday

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Blue Origin Composite Crew Pressure Vessel

FAA NOTAM (Notice to Airmen)

Issue Date: August 23, 2011 at 1335 UTC
Location: VAN HORN, Texas near SALT FLAT VORTAC (SFL)
Beginning Date and Time: August 24, 2011 at 1200 UTC
Ending Date and Time: August 24, 2011 at 1700 UTC
Reason for NOTAM:  DUE TO ROCKET LAUNCH ACTIVITY WITHIN A 17 NM RADIUS OF 312706N
Type:  Space Operations
Airspace Definition:
Center: On the SALT FLAT VORTAC (SFL) 125 degree radial at 24.3 nautical miles. (Latitude: 31º27’06″N, Longitude: 104º45’46″W)
Radius: 17 nautical miles
Altitude: From the surface up to and including 18000 feet MSL

Effective Date(s):
From August 24, 2011 at 1200 UTC To August 24, 2011 at 1700 UTC

No pilots may operate an aircraft in the areas covered by this NOTAM (except as described).

2 Responses to “Blue Origin to Test Rocket on Wednesday”


  1. 1 spacechampion

    Looks smaller than I was expecting. I wonder if it is a 1/3rd scale model.

  2. 2 Jason

    How are you judging scale?

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