Citizen Astronauts from Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic Commercial Space Missions to Appear Together at 2021 ASCEND in Las Vegas

RESTON, Va., Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Astronauts from the three different commercial space experiences that occurred in 2021 will appear on stage together in Las Vegas on Monday, 15 November, during 2021 ASCEND. ASCEND is the interdisciplinary community focused on building humanity’s off-world future faster, powered by AIAA. Confirmed speakers include: Blue Origin … Read more

Blue Origin eyes participation in military ‘rocket cargo’ program

Thomas Martin, director of national security programs: ‘We’re in conversations with U.S. Transportation Command’ NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Blue Origin could become the second U.S. rocket company to sign a cooperative agreement with the U.S. military to examine how space vehicles might be used to transport cargo around the world. “We’re in conversations with U.S. … Read more

In Brussels, French expatriates look down on their country of origin

By Jean-Pierre Stroobants and Johanna de Tessières Posted today at 3:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Fragments of FranceFour French forties living in Belgium explain why they left their country and why, for the majority of them, they do not want to come back. They are all in their forties, the verb easy, and meet … Read more

Global Sub-Orbital Space Tourism Market Report 2021 Featuring Blue Origin, Orbspace, PD AeroSpace, SpaceX, Space Perspective, Virgin Galactic, Zero Gravity, and Zero 2 Infinity

Dublin, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Sub-Orbital Space Tourism Market: Focus on End User, Flight Vehicle Type, and Country – Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2031” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global sub-orbital space tourism market is estimated to reach $396.6 million in 2031, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of … Read more

Blue Origin: “Toxic” and “Sexist” – Jeff Bezos employees unwrap

fromSandra Kathe conclude In an open letter, former employees of the space company Blue Origin from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos expressed severe criticism. Seattle – The space company Blue Origin of Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos advertises plans to want to improve the world. The company plans to “create a future in which millions … Read more

How did Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin fail to dominate the billionaire space race? | Blue Origin

The billionaire space race is only a race by name. In actuality, there is SpaceX – and everyone else. Only the company founded by Elon Musk nearly two decades ago has sent a rocket booster into orbit and landed it safely again. Only SpaceX has landed a rocket the size of a 15-storey building on … Read more

Space Stocks To Watch As SpaceX And Blue Origin See New Milestones — Trefis

Our theme of Space Stocks has underperformed this year, declining 7% year-to-date, compared to a return of almost 18% on the S&P 500. However, there have been a couple of notable developments in the space sector in recent weeks. Elon Musk backed SpaceX saw its valuation soar to over $100 billion last week as the … Read more

How Elon Musk’s SpaceX Beat Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin in the Billionaire Space Race

In 2019, President Donald Trump was already planning to end his second term in office with a mighty blast that would secure his place in history. He would get Americans back on the moon in 2024—four years sooner than NASA planned. The last American astronaut to walk on the moon was Eugene Cernan, in December … Read more

Month in Review: Blue Origin Blues, Data for Everything, and Chasing SpaceX

On this episode of On Orbit, Via Satellite Managing Editor Rachel Jewett joins us to unpack what has been a whirlwind month for the space industry. Blue Origin just sent actor William Shatner, Blue Origin Vice President Audrey Powers, former NASA engineer Chris Boshuizen, and Medidata CEO Glen de Vries 347,539 feet above ground level … Read more