WATCH: Blue Origin to launch capsule from West Texas site Wednesday

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VAN HORN, Texas (Nexstar) – Blue Origin is set to launch a capsule from its West Texas location Wednesday morning.  

The NS-15 mission will serve as a rehearsal for future customer flights, according to the company.

During the mission, personnel will stand in as astronauts, conduct pre-launch checks and then exit the vessel, a release reads.  

Once the capsule has launched and landed, personnel will return and rehearse hatch opening and exiting, the company says.

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