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How Blue Origin’s HQs blazed a trail for Amazon

The process that Amazon went through to choose New York, Northern Virginia and Nashville as key sites for expansion isn’t the first HQ2 exercise for CEO Jeff Bezos: You could argue that the pattern was set when Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture decided where … Continue reading

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Blue Origin’s former president makes his exit

Rob Meyerson, who was the president of Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Originspace venture until this year, says he’s left the company. Since January, Meyerson has served as senior vice president, in charge of advanced development programs such as the Blue Moon lunar … Continue reading

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Who’ll get to Mars first? Oddsmakers favor SpaceX

If sending humans to Mars is a race, which team is favored to win? Bookies give the nod to Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin venture, but it’ll be years before any bet pays off. David Strauss, an analyst and … Continue reading

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Air Force backs three new kinds of rockets

The U.S. Air Force says Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance have won its go-ahead for the development of new rockets that could be used for national security launches — a boost that could eventually add up to … Continue reading

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Blue Origin resets schedule for space milestones

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, is now planning to send its first crew on a suborbital space trip during the first half of 2019, and launch its first orbital-class New Glenn rocket … Continue reading

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Blue Origin plans rocket service center in Florida

Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s … Continue reading

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Blue Origin works on moon trip with German allies

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space venture, Blue Origin, has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany’s OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the moon that’ll use Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander. The arrangement could mesh with OHB’s participation … Continue reading

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