#Blue Origin

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin – are they more than ‘space’ joyrides for millionaires?

2 weeks ago — Deep Dive

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and his team successfully flew to the “edge of space” on the Unity 22 mission aboard a Virgin Galactic plane on July 12. The event was...

Promising advances in rocket propulsion offer a new era of spaceflight

2 months ago — Deep Dive

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has recently commissioned three private companies, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin and General Atomics, to develop nuclear fission thermal rockets for use in...

Blue Origin Unveils an Enormous Engine for Manned Missions

4 years ago — Quick Read

SpaceX’s main private competitor, Blue Origin, has taken one-small-step for manned space flight by unveiling its new rocket — the BE-4. Hot off the heels of the SpaceX announcement last...