If NASA’s human spaceflight program is redirected back to the Moon, Blue Origin is ready to support it with its proposed “Blue Moon” lunar lander system, company president Robert Meyerson said April 5.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos said April 5 that his company was still hoping to start flying people on suborbital space tourism flights by the end of next year, while suggesting crewed test flights will not start this year as previously planned.
Crews worked through the night installing Blue Origin’s hard-to-miss display outside the main exhibit hall at the 33rd Space Symposium here.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos on Wednesday released a set of images depicting the capsule his company is developing to launch passengers on its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft.
“Everybody agrees on the long term,” said William LaPlante, former Air Force assistant secretary for acquisition. But getting to those goals is the hard part.
An email update on the company's work on the engine said Bezos will provide more news "in the coming weeks."
OneWeb has signed on as Blue Origin’s second customer for its New Glenn orbital launch vehicle, both companies announced March 8.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos disclosed new details about his company’s New Glenn launch vehicle March 7 and announced it had signed up its first customer, commercial satellite operator Eutelsat.
The launch company proposed developing a cargo lander called Blue Moon that could support a future lunar base at the south pole.
The budget proposal includes $17 million to help pay for improvements to Launch Complex 36, the Cape Canaveral launch site that Blue Origin plans to use.
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.