Tag Archives: Blue Origin

Blue Origin New Shepard go for launch – Ticket pricing appears dynamic

The New Shepard first crew. From left to right: Oliver Daemen, Wally Funk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Bezos

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, two days before the first crewed flight of the New Shepard suborbital launch vehicle, Blue Origin provided the media with an update that answered some questions but left others unanswered. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Is this the lunar lander Canadian astronauts will use on the Moon?

Blue Origin-Led National Team  Human Landing System

The Blue Origin led "National Team," a catchy marketing gimmick by the way, has delivered a lunar lander engineering mockup to NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston. It is one of three companies vying for the opportunity to eventually send humans back to the Moon, including someday Canadians. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Maxar Wins First NASA Lunar Gateway Contract

Artist illustration of lunar Gateway Power and Propulsion Element spacecraft

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced yesterday that Maxar Technologies had been selected to build the first element of the Lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). The win for Maxar continues a solid month of May which has seen its stock rise 57%, though it is still down significantly from where it was a year ago.

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