Record-Setting New Shepard Launches Postcards, Lunar Landing Tech, Art to Edge of Space

@BlueOrigin’s 4th New Shepard of 2021 launched lunar landing tech, postcards & inspiring artwork to the edge of space early Thursday. […]

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. […]

Virgin Galactic Completes First Fully-Crewed Flight to Edge of Space

@VirginGalactic has exceeded the U.S.-defined lowermost limit for the edge of space with Sunday’s successful flight of VSS Unity. […]

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 Launches 10th Mission, Aims for First Crewed Flight Late This Year

Blue Origin’s ‘New Shepard’ rocket and space capsule launching on Jan 23, 2019 from the company’s west Texas facilities, sending 9 NASA sponsored payloads to space on the NS-10 mission. Photo: Blue Origin

Kent, Wash.-based company Blue Origin conducted another successful flight today, January 23, 2019, at their west Texas facility. But the mission […]

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 […]