Blue Origin carried out a successful test of the abort system of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle Oct. 5, managing to safely land both the vehicle’s crew capsule and propulsion module.
Blue Origin plans to test the abort system on its suborbital New Shepard vehicle Wednesday (Oct. 5) as the company trickles out additional details about its New Glenn orbital launch vehicl
Jeff Bezos announced Sept. 12 via Twitter that Blue Origin plans to build a family of orbital rockets it's calling New Glenn.
Blue Origin plans to conduct the next flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle in October, a launch that the company’s founder says will test the vehicle’s abort system.
Jeff Bezos and Neil deGrasse Tyson are joining Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s Defense Innovation Advisory Board to help transfer Silicon Valley technologies and culture to the Pentagon.
Jeff Bezos, whose commercial space company Blue Origin recently completed another test flight of its New Shepard reusable suborbital vehicle, is the latest winner of the Heinlein Prize for commercial space achievements, previously won by an archrival.
As commercial spaceflight company Blue Origin prepares for another suborbital test fight, company founder Jeff Bezos said he thinks the next administration should assign NASA a mix of large-scale prizes and technology development programs.
NASA announced June 2 that it has awarded a contract to Blue Origin to perform suborbital research flights as part of the agency’s Flight Opportunities program.
Blue Origin plans to find out if New Shepard can land with a failed parachute when it launches the suborbital spacecraft on its fourth roundtrip flight.
Wednesday's briefing begins with Orbital ATK disclosing new details about its proposed EELV-class launcher during a conference in Florida.
Blue Origin successfully flew its New Shepard suborbital vehicle for the third time in four and a half months April 2 as the company moves closer to commercial operations of the vehicle.
United Launch Alliance sought to distance itself from remarks its vice president of engineering made Tuesday implying the Denver-based rocket builder has all but decided to use Blue Origin’s BE-4 engine instead of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR1 to power its next-generation launcher.