New Shepard Lifts Siblings, Youngest, Oldest Space Travelers Above Kármán Line

@BlueOrigin succeeded Tuesday in launching 4 humans beyond the 62-mile (100-km) “Kármán Line” atop New Shepard booster. […]

Youngest, Oldest Space Travelers Join Bezos, Brother on 20 July New Shepard Launch

Roll over, Gherman Titov & John Glenn. There’ll soon be new record-holders for the youngest & oldest spacefarers, as @BlueOrigin readies for its historic 20 July New Shepard flight. […]

Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic Target Crewed Suborbital Flights This Month

Both @BlueOrigin & @VirginGalactic are set for suborbital crewed flights this month, but who will get there first? Gear up for the “Battle of the Billionaires”. […]

Bezos, Brother to Join Auction Winner on First Crewed New Shepard Flight

As online bidding for 1st crewed #NewShepard closes on Saturday, @BlueOrigin founder Jeff Bezos & his brother will join the auction-winner on a historic flight to the edge of space. […]

Blue Origin Targets NET 20 July for First Crewed New Shepard Flight

On National Astronauts Day, @BlueOrigin announced NET 20 July for its first New Shepard launch with humans aboard. […]

Blue Origin Approaches Crewed Flights, Following NS-15 New Shepard Success

@BlueOrigin drew one step closer to suborbital flights with human passengers, following Wednesday’s NS-15 mission. […]

Blue Origin Completes SRR, Works 'Seamlessly' Towards Human Lunar Return

@BlueOrigin, @DraperLab, @NorthropGrumman & @LockheedMartin have completed critical System Requirements Review (SRR) for their #NationalTeam Human Landing System (HLS) concept. […]

Blue Origin-Led Human Lunar Lander Mockup Arrives in Houston for Testing

@BlueOrigin #NationalTeam has delivered a full-scale engineering mockup of its Human Landing System (HLS) to NASA’s Johnson Space Center for evaluation & test. […]

ULA Selects Blue Origin's BE-4 Engine to Launch New Vulcan Rocket

Vulcan Centaur, United Launch Alliance’s next-generation American rocket, lifts off in this artist’s rendering. Image Credit: ULA

ULA’s answer to the competitive launch services market, the Vulcan Centaur rocket, is well on its way to becoming a reality, as the company provided an update this afternoon on the status of the new booster’s […]

Blue Origin Launches, Lands New 'Crew Capsule 2.0' in Latest Flight Test

New Shepard crew capsule 2.0 launching on flight test mission 7 on Dec 12, 2017. Photo: Blue Origin

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos and his Kent, Wash.-based company Blue Origin conducted a successful flight test of a new ‘2.0’ version of their New Shepard crew capsule on Tuesday, Dec 12, at the company’s west […]