Sep 28, 2021 10:28 AM IST
This flight follows Blue Origin’s successful first human flight on July 20 which included Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos, aviation pioneer Wally Funk, and Blue Origin’s first customer, Oliver Daemen.
- Sep 02, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Amazon had asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to dismiss SpaceX’s latest amendment to its Starlink satellite network
- Aug 17, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Nitin Arora was working on Blue Origin's landmark project to develop a moon lander designed to carry varying payloads to the lunar surface.
- Aug 17, 2021 01:18 PM IST
The company has filed a suit with the US Court of Federal Claims "in an attempt to remedy the flaws" in how the contract was awarded, according to the statement.
- Jul 29, 2021 08:40 AM IST
Brands have gone to Space before, but a new age of Space travel and tourism could provide more opportunities to hitch a ride.
- Jul 27, 2021 03:31 PM IST
Earlier this year in April, NASA rejecting Blue Origin's bid, had awarded Elon Musk's SpaceX , a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the lunar surface as early as 2024.
- Jul 21, 2021 06:25 PM IST
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who became the second billionaire in the world to launch his own aircraft (New Shepard) into space this month, said at a news conference: “I want to thank every Amazon employee, and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this.”
- Jul 21, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Jeff Bezos was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas — the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space.
- Jul 20, 2021 06:59 PM IST
Blue Origin's first crewed mission, an 11-minute hop from west Texas to beyond the Karman line and back again, coincided with the 52nd anniversary of the first Moon landing.
- Jul 20, 2021 06:19 PM IST
Sanjal Gavande, who joined Blue Origin in April 2021 as a system engineer, later became part of the New Shepard project. Here are a few things to know about the Indian-born engineer who is part of Bezos’ Blue Origin’s engineer team.
- Jul 20, 2021 10:10 AM IST
Accompanying Jeff Bezos on the sub-orbital trip are his brother Mark, 82-year-old Wally Funk, a former test pilot, and Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen.
- Jul 19, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Sanjal Gavande's father Ashok is a retired Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation officer, and her mother Surekha is a retired MTNL employee.
- Jul 15, 2021 10:42 PM IST
According to Blue Origin, Daemen took a year off after graduating from high school last year to obtain his private pilot’s license. He’ll attend the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands in September.
- Jul 13, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The status symbol of big billionaires has undergone a metamorphosis of sorts. The in-thing is space tourism. With Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin announcing its decision to sell its first flight into microgravity to the highest bidder the stage is set for the uber rich & super famous to venture out into the unknown and experience the ultimate thrill. Find out more about this upcoming trend
- Jul 13, 2021 08:48 AM IST
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has claimed that unlike, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic 'Unity' spacecraft, its ‘New Shepard’ is designed to fly above the Kármán line that 'defines space'.
- Jul 05, 2021 03:19 PM IST
As the world’s richest person worth a whopping $199 billion, Bezos has plenty of possible paths post Amazon.
- Jul 01, 2021 09:06 PM IST
In an Instagram video posted by Bezos, Funk said she feels 'fabulous' about being asked to launch.
- Jun 19, 2021 11:00 PM IST
The petition on change.org has become one of the top signed petitions and is currently trending, soon to hit 25,000 signatures.
- Jun 14, 2021 04:56 PM IST
In addition to the winning bidder, who was not identified, and Bezos, passengers will include Bezos’ brother, Mark Bezos, and a fourth still-unnamed astronaut. The auction winner’s name will be released in roughly two weeks, according to a video on Blue Origin’s website.
- Jun 12, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Blue Origin is planning a live auction on Saturday to conclude the month-long bidding process for a seat on the sightseeing trip to space next month with the company's founder, billionaire Amazon.com Inc executive Jeff Bezos.
- Jun 10, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Virgin Galactic has been planning the flight before the announcement from Jeff Bezos's company on June 7.
- Jun 10, 2021 11:28 AM IST
The Blue Origin's flight on July 20 will last eleven minutes, three of which will be spent in space. Jeff Bezos announced his trip in an Instagram post. July 20 coincides with NASA's 1969 Apollo 11 mission which took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon.
- Jun 07, 2021 05:47 PM IST
If Bezos plan becomes successful, he will be the first of the billionaire space tycoons to experience a ride aboard the rocket technology that he's poured millions into developing.
- May 26, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Astronauts, amateur astronauts, space tourists, space sightseers, rocket riders, spaceflight participants - what is the correct descriptor for people who buy a seat into space?
- May 06, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Blue Origin also said it will offer one seat on the first flight to the winning bidder of a five-week online auction, the proceeds of which will be donated to the space firm's foundation.