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If all the cargo onboard New Shepard were removed and the booster was not recovered, how high could it fly?

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Using the same methods and data from a previous answer of mine about New Shepard I simulated a vertical launch of just the booster and got a maximum altitude of ~150 km:

trajectory info

(Personal Work)

Launching from the Cape it looks like this:

3D trajectory

(Personal Work, blue = 3D trajectory, red = ground track)

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