Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket is set to lift off at 8 a.m. CT (6 a.m. PT/9 a.m. ET) on July 20 which makes it 6.30PM IST on the same date The livestream for the same will start at Blue Origin’s website (https://www.blueorigin.com/) from where you can watch. After Bezos and his other crewmates return to Earth, they will hold a press conference that is also planned to be livestreamed. Blue Origin announced about the liftoff timings on Twitter and also gave the timings:
“Watch the launch beginning at 6:30 am CDT/ 11:30 UTC. Liftoff targeted for 8:00 am CDT / 13:00 UTC.”, says the website.
This is just the beginning. Watch the launch live on July 20 at https://t.co/7Y4TherpLr. Broadcast starts at 6:30 a… https://t.co/Okf8YMvl0Z
— Blue Origin (@blueorigin) 1626461801000
The launch site of the Blue Origin rocket is in a remote location in the West Texas desert. As per the Blue Origin website, there are no on-site public viewing areas that are located close to the launch site. A portion of State Highway 54 which lies in close proximity to the launch site will be closed down by The Texas Department of Transportation and will not allow spectators to throng on the closed part of the road to facilitate a smooth launch, says the blogpost.
So, don’t forget to catch up with the liftoff at 6.30PM sharp on July 20, 2021