Blue Origin

Rivian R1S transports passengers to Blue Origin’s first human flight

Blue Origin successfully launched and landed its first space flight with human passengers recently. Blue Origin's first astronauts rode a…

Blue Origin launches first suborbital tourists after six years and 15 test flights

More than six years after New Shepard's first test flight and nine years after a pad abort featuring a prototype…

SpaceX tops off Starship launch tower during Blue Origin crew launch briefing

On Sunday morning, SpaceX began the process of installing the last prefabricated section of Starship's skyscraper-sized 'launch tower' around the…

SpaceX’s NASA Starship contract safe for now as Blue Origin looks to Congress

Fresh off of a major contract loss during a competition to build NASA's next crewed Moon lander, Blue Origin has…

SpaceX’s upgraded Starship set for test flight despite sore NASA contract losers

Within the last week, while SpaceX has been diligently working to ready an upgraded Starship prototype for its first launch,…

SpaceX competitor Blue Origin completes first suborbital launch in 10 months

Prospective SpaceX competitor Blue Origin has completed a suborbital launch of its reusable New Shepard rocket for the first time…

SpaceX’s Starship Moon lander passes NASA review alongside Blue Origin, Dynetics

A variant of SpaceX's Starship spacecraft optimized to land NASA astronauts on the Moon has passed the space agency's first…

SpaceX’s Starship to spar with Blue Origin for NASA Moon landing contracts

On November 18th, NASA announced that it had added commercial Moon lander offerings from SpaceX, Blue Origin, Sierra Nevada Corporation,…

Blue Origin teases first New Glenn rocket prototype at Blue Moon lander event

In May 2019, Blue Origin unveiled plans to build and launch "Blue Moon" lunar landers. Five months later, founder Jeff…

SpaceX, Blue Origin, and ULA make major progress in commercial megarocket space race

A new generation of space race is currently underway, but this time it’s not a race to determine which country…

DeepSpace: A critical juncture for SpaceX, Blue Origin, ULA, other players

This is a free preview of DeepSpace, Teslarati’s new member-only weekly newsletter. Each week, I’ll be taking a deep-dive into…

DeepSpace: Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin banter about the fine print of suborbital tourism

Welcome to the sixth edition of our new newsletter, DeepSpace! Each Tuesday, I'll be taking a deep-dive into the most exciting developments in…

Future SpaceX & Blue Origin rocket recoveries may use largest mobile crane in the US

Florida's Canaveral Port Authority took delivery of what is now the largest mobile crane on U.S. soil, originally purchased in…

NASA head hints that reusable rocket cos. like SpaceX will enable Moon return

In a series of thoroughly unexpected and impassioned introductory remarks at one of several 2018 Advisory Council meetings, NASA administrator…

Blue Origin continues SpaceX-competitive rocket R&D with hot-fire engine tests

Prospective SpaceX-competitor Blue Origin is continuing research and development work in earnest in an effort to push its first orbital-class…

SpaceX competitor Blue Origin targets first Moon landing for 2023

Prospective SpaceX competitor and reusable rocket developer Blue Origin detailed its plans earlier this month to enable significant human presence…

SpaceX competitor Blue Origin touts 25-reuse future rocket as R&D continues

A spokesperson for Blue Origin, the reusable rocket company funded by Jeff Bezos and one of the only serious prospective…

SpaceX shows off Starman helmet and Falcon Heavy to political VIPs

In the wake of the rather odd second meeting of the US National Space Council (NSC), a NASA photographer stationed…

SpaceX vs. Blue Origin: The bickering titans of new space

In the past three years, SpaceX has made incredible progress in their program of reusability. In the practice's first year, the…