• June 26, 2022

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Blue Origin Successfully Completes 21st Mission

Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its fifth human spaceflight and the 21st flight for the New Shepard program. The astronaut crew included: Evan Dick, Katya Echazarreta, Hamish Harding, Victor Correa Hespanha, Jaison Robinson, and Victor Vescovo.  “It was an honor to fly this special crew of explorers and true pioneers today,” said Phil Joyce, Senior […]Read More

Blue Origin – New Shepard Architect Gary Lai Joins NS-20

Blue Origin today announced the sixth crew member joining New Shepard’s 20th mission will be Blue Origin’s Gary Lai, New Shepard Chief Architect. Gary joins the previously announced crew, which includes Marty Allen, husband and wife duo Sharon and Marc Hagle, Jim Kitchen, and Dr. George Nield. Gary is best known as the architect of […]Read More

Blue Origin and Sierra Space Developing Commercial Space Station

Blue Origin and Sierra Space today announced plans for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned, and operated space station to be built in low Earth orbit. The station will open the next chapter of human space exploration and development by facilitating the growth of a vibrant ecosystem and business model for the future. Orbital Reef is […]Read More

Blue Origin successfully completes second human flight to space and

Blue Origin successfully completed its second human spaceflight on board New Shepard on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. “At Blue Origin, we are motivated by the dreamers that inspire us and the builders who turn those dreams into reality. Today’s crew represented both dreamers and builders. We had the honor of flying our very own Audrey Powers, Vice President of […]Read More

Blue Origin announces next customers for upcoming human flight on

On Monday, officials with Blue Origin announced that New Shepard’s 18th mission, NS-18, will lift off on Tuesday, October 12, carrying four astronauts to space and back. The NS-18 mission will include Dr. Chris Boshuizen, a former NASA engineer and co-founder of Planet Labs, and Glen de Vries, Vice-Chair, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Dassault Systèmes […]Read More

New Shepard successfully completes mission with commercial, NASA-supported payloads

Blue Origin successfully completed the 17th New Shepard mission to space and back for the program, and the 8th consecutive flight for this particular vehicle. Thursday’s flight featured payloads supported by NASA’s Flight Opportunities program and included a second flight of the Deorbit, Descent, and Landing (DDL) Sensor Demonstration under a NASA Tipping Point partnership. Officials say […]Read More

Video: Blue Origin safely launches four commercial astronauts to space

Tuesday morning, Blue Origin successfully completed New Shepard’s first human flight with four private citizens onboard. The launch took place at Blue Origin’s facility near Van Horn, Texas; two hours east of El Paso. The crew included Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen, who all officially became astronauts when they passed the […]Read More

Blue Origin’s ‘Club for the Future’ selects 19 space-based charities

Wednesday morning, Blue Origin’s foundation, Club for the Future, announced 19 non-profit charitable organizations will each be offered a $1 million grant to inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM and help invent the future of life in space. Company officials say the funds are made possible by the recent auction for the first paid seat on Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket. According to officials, each […]Read More

Sold! First seat on Blue Origin’s New Shepard July 20

Saturday morning, Blue Origin concluded the online auction for the very first seat on New Shepard with a winning bid of $28 million. Nearly 7,600 people registered to bid from 159 countries. The launch will take place on July 20th, from Blue Origin’s facility just north of Van Horn, located 120 miles east of El Paso. […]Read More

New Shepard mission results in successful demonstration of Crew Capsule

Thursday morning, from their launch facility located 120 miles east of El Paso, Blue Origin successfully completed its 14th mission to space and back for the New Shepard program. Company officials shared that Mission NS-14 featured a crew capsule outfitted with astronaut experience upgrades for upcoming flights with passengers onboard. Also today during ascent, the booster rotated at 2-3 degrees per […]Read More