Blue Origin

Elon Musk trolls Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after claiming title of ‘World’s Richest Person’

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk trolled Amazon's Jeff Bezos on Twitter earlier today after reclaiming the title of World's…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk explains why Blue Origin’s Starship lawsuit makes no sense

For the first time since SpaceX competitor Blue Origin took NASA to federal court after losing a Moon lander contract…

Blue Origin lawsuit forces SpaceX, NASA to stop joint work on Starship Moon lander

Days after Jeff Bezos space startup Blue Origin sued NASA over its decision to solely award SpaceX a contract to…

SpaceX’s Starship Moon lander under fire yet again as Blue Origin sues NASA

Less than three weeks after the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) categorically denied protests from Blue Origin and Dynetics over…

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…