Blue Origin

Blue Origin releases report on launch anomaly and plans to fly again ‘soon’

It’s been nearly six months since Blue Origin’s 23rd suborbital launch experienced an anomaly, and the company has finally released the results of its investigation. The good news is the e

Two separate lawsuits allege ageist hiring practices at Blue Origin

Two separate lawsuits have been filed against Blue Origin alleging discriminatory hiring practices based on age, TechCrunch has learned. The first suit was filed last summer by a former Blue Origin en

Max Q: Only a matter of time

In this issue of Max Q: Intuitive Machines enters the public market; Silicon Valley goes to war; news from Transcelestial, Umbra and more.

NASA will launch a Mars mission on Blue Origin’s New Glenn

NASA is planning a science mission to Mars that will ride up aboard a New Glenn — Blue Origin’s first big government contract for the as-yet-untested launch vehicle. New Glenn is the much, muc

Jeff Bezos and GMA host Michael Strahan star in new Blue Origin kids’ space show

Jeff Bezos-headed company Blue Origin is getting its own kid-friendly animated space adventure series called “Blue Origins Space Rangers,” production companies Genius Brands and SMAC Productions a

Max Q: Icy

Thousands of people traveled to Paris for the International Astronautical Congress 2022, one of the world's largest space conferences. Alas, I was not one of them.

Blue Origin’s private space station is starring in a new movie — but it’s firmly grounded for now

Orbital Reef, the in-progress private space station headed by Blue Origin and Sierra Space, is coming to the big screen. The companies announced today that the space station will be featured in a fort

Daily Crunch: New Starbucks Odyssey loyalty program ‘happens to be built on blockchain and web3’

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Blue Origin launch aborted after mid-flight anomaly

Blue Origin launched its 23rd New Shepard rocket mission this morning, featuring science payloads designed for experimentation. The mission needed early, however, after it was aborted during the first

Max Q: Scrubbed

Hello and welcome back to Max Q. I’m writing to you from Florida, where NASA scrubbed Monday’s launch attempt of the Artemis I mission. In this issue: NASA’s Artemis I launch is scru

Max Q: Refresh

Welcome back to Max Q. Happy belated 10th birthday to the Mars Curiosity rover!

AWS sent a Snowcone to space

At its re:Mars conference, Amazon today announced that it quietly sent one of its AWS Snowcone edge computing and storage devices into space on the Axiom mission to the International Space Station. Fo

Max Q: Insertion burn

Hello and welcome back to Max Q. In this issue: Boeing's make it or break it launch; Fresh funding for SpaceX; News from Virgin Orbit, Rocket Lab and more

Max Q: Near and far

Max Q: Space goes SPAC

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Watch Blue Origin launch a six-person crew to suborbital space live

Blue Origin is gearing up for its first crewed launch of the year, and fourth crewed launch overall, as the company seeks to expand its budding space tourism business. This time, the Jeff Bezos-headed

NASA is looking for a second company to develop a human moon lander alongside SpaceX

NASA will be giving another company a chance to send a lander to the moon, nearly a year after the agency announced that SpaceX beat out competitors including Blue Origin and Boeing for the opportunit

Max Q: All eyes on Astra

Hi folks, welcome back to Max Q. This week we have news on rockets both small (Astra’s Rocket 3.3) and very, very large (NASA’s Space Launch System). Plus further fallout from Russia&#8217

Blue Origin will fly SNL’s Pete Davidson to space on March 23

Blue Origin has announced its next roster for a flight of New Shepard to suborbital space, and it includes Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson, as well as angel investor Marty Allen, nonprofit f

The robotic arm of the law

It’s hard to know where to start this week. Any temporary slowdown we might have experienced over the holidays has been wiped away. Once again, we find ourselves knee deep in robotics news, like the
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