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Just Four Robots Could Deploy a Huge Radio Telescope on the Far Side of the Moon

For decades, astronomers have advocated building radio telescopes on the far side of the Moon. This “radio-quiet” zone always faces…

3 months ago

A New Shepard Exploded. Fortunately, There Wasn’t Anyone on Board

On September 12, Blue Origin New Shepard mission, NS-23, failed just over one minute into an uncrewed flight, forcing the…

5 months ago

NASA Releases Details on how Starship Will be Part of its Return to the Moon

The path back to the moon is long and fraught with danger, both in the real, physical sense and also…

11 months ago

Alan Shepard’s Daughter Will be Flying on the Next New Shepard Flight

For the 19th mission of the New Shepard rocket, Blue Origin has offered a seat to Alan Shepard's eldest daughter…

1 year ago

Court Turns Down Blue Origin’s Attempt to Prevent SpaceX’s Lander Contract

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has shot down Blue Origin's lawsuit against NASA, ending seven months of litigation surrounding…

1 year ago

Blue Origin Announces the “Orbital Reef,” the Space Station they Plan to Build in Orbit

Blue Origin and Sierra Space have joined with other commercial space partners to create the first commercial space station: The…

1 year ago

William Shatner Completes his Trip to Space With Blue Origin

William Shatner and the crew of the Blue Origin NS-18 mission made it back to Earth safe and sound!

1 year ago

Another Flight for New Shepard, No Passengers This Time

Blue Origin completed its 17th successful flight with their New Shepard launch vehicle today, which was also the spacecraft's 8th…

1 year ago

Musk Says That Refueling Starship for Lunar Landings Will Take 8 Launches (Maybe 4)

Bezos is still fighting for the HLS contract by claiming the Starship will require too many refueling missions, prompting Musk…

1 year ago

Blue Origin Offers a $2 Billion Discount to get Back in the Lunar Lander Game

Blue Origin has been busy lately.  They launched their founder, Jeff Bezos, into space and put a bid in on…

2 years ago