Blue Origin

was founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos. With an initial focus on Suborbital Spaceflight with their New Shepard rocket, the company is reaching farther with their latest rocket, New Glenn, which is scheduled to launch in 2022.

New Shepard

New Shepard Takes Flight. Photo courtesy of Blue Origin

New Glenn

Render of New Glenn Rocket. Render by Blue Origin

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Amazon Delivers Blue Origin to Space

9:11 AM Est from West Texas the company Blue Origin launched for the first time with humans on board their New Shepard rocket. Founder Jeff Bezos, along with his brother, and the oldest and youngest person to ever venture to the edge of space made this historic trip while opening sales for the companies industry, space tourism.

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NASA Announces SpaceX as Sole Provider for Human Landing System

In a blockbuster, NASA announced on Friday the selection of SpaceX and the Starship lunar lander concept (“Moonship”?) as the sole human lunar landing system of the Artemis program. This comes after a year-long competitive bidding process between SpaceX, the Blue Origin-led national team, and Dynetics for the Human Landing system. The selection of SpaceX…

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