Elon Musk’s SpaceX has tremendous lead over Blue Origin, says physicist Michio Kaku

Blue Origin, on October 13, successfully conducted its second crewed flight by sending four astronauts including an actor to the edge of Earth’s atmosphere. But while the world was waiting for the launch, American physicist Michio Kaku candidly opined that Elon Musk’s SpaceX is tremendously ahead of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. In an interview with Fox … Read more

New Shepard instead of USS Enterprise. The original “James T. Kirk” flew from Blue Origin

Canadian actor William Shatner took a short-lived sub-orbital journey to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere with three other passengers of the New Shepard Crew Capsule. They were respectively: Dr. Chris Boshuizen (Planet Labs co-founder), Glen de Vries (Medidata Solutions co-founder; both as commercial participants – ticket buyers) and Audrey Powers (vice president working at … Read more

William Shatner Prepares To Be Oldest Person Ever To Travel Into Space – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Legendary actor William Shatner is set to become the older person to launch into space when he blasts off from West Texas Wednesday morning aboard a Blue Origin rocket. William Shatner speaks at New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javits Center on Oct. 7, 2021, in New York City. (Getty … Read more

The Australian engineer joining William Shatner on board Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space flight

On Tuesday, an Australian physicist and engineer will boldly go where very few have gone before, blasting off into space on board Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space capsule. Former NASA engineer Dr Chris Boshuizen will become the third Australian to fly into space. And when he lifts off this week, he won’t be alone. … Read more

Tourists Will Be Able To Visit Space In A Balloon For A Surprising Price

Alamy For the eco-friendly space tourists out there, you can touch the stars in a balloon – and you won’t need to enter Squid Game to pay back the debt. Once upon a time, when the US launched its early Apollo missions and Russia was blasting its own cosmonauts into orbit, the world was obsessed … Read more

SNL Rips Into Jeff Bezos and the Ridiculous Billionaire Space Race

In their separate discourses ahead of the historic (and very short) flights, both Branson and Bezos pointed out that space travel needed to become more inclusive and accessible. This meant that civilians should get to enjoy it, as long as they had a cosmic budget to pay for it. Still, it was a first step … Read more

SpaceX Launches First-Ever Passenger Flight Around The World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first private flight blasted off Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism. It was the first time a rocket streaked toward orbit with an all-amateur crew — no professional astronauts. The Dragon capsule’s two … Read more

Blue Origin is suing NASA because the space agency didn’t talk to them

New information has surfaced about Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin moving to sue NASA over the space agency’s decision to award Elon Musk’s SpaceX the $2.9 billion lunar lander contract. Legal documents obtained by The Verge with the Freedom of Information Act reveal the basis of some of the arguments made by Blue Origin. While the … Read more

Technology is easy but politics is hard for NASA’s Lunar Human Landing System

If Americans are returning to the lunar surface for the first time in 50 years, they will need a ride to take them the last 60 or so miles of their journey. SpaceX has already won a contract for an uncrewed test flight and then the first crewed mission. Blue Origin, which lost that round, … Read more

Jeff Bezos Blue Origin vs. SpaceX: NASA to pay Bezos legal fees

In the dispute between Blue Origin, SpaceX and NASA, things are getting more and more curious. Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos is demanding a new review and also wants to ensure that NASA must pay his previous legal fees. The background to the dispute is actually quite simple: Blue Origin has taken action against the … Read more