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Moon ambitions get a reality check — and a boost

Who’s going to the moon? The prospects are looking dimmer for any commercial lunar landings in the short term — but Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture today used a milestone in space history to spotlight its longer-term lunar … Continue reading

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Blue Origin spends $14 million to buy more space

Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has spent $14.1 million to buy 31 acres of land that’s earmarked for expansion of its headquarters in Kent, Wash. Purchase of the undeveloped land at and around 21601 76th Av., just … Continue reading

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Blue Origin ramps up Florida rocket facility

Blue Origin hasn’t put up the “Grand Opening” sign yet, but there’s clearly business going on at the Florida rocket facilities built by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space venture. The latest sign came today, when Blue Origin tweeted out a picture of … Continue reading

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Get a dummy’s-eye view of Blue Origin rocket ride

What will people experience when they rocket to the edge of space on the New Shepard suborbital spaceship that’s currently being tested by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin venture? An 11-minute video, recorded inside the crew capsule during this week’s test flight in West … Continue reading

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Blue Origin’s rocket gives test dummy a ‘great ride’

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos says his space venture, Blue Origin, launched the latest version of its New Shepard suborbital spaceship today for the company’s first test flight in 14 months, with an instrumented test dummy seated aboard. “He had a … Continue reading

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Blue Origin gives notice for spaceship flight test

Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has alerted the Federal Aviation Administration that it’s planning to put a brand-new New Shepard rocket ship through an uncrewed flight test at its West Texas spaceport this week. … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos on life, liberty and the pursuit of space

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ vision for his Blue Origin rocket venture is to have millions of people living and working in space — but why? During this month’s Summit Series invitation-only event in Los Angeles, Bezos explained that it’s not just because he’s … Continue reading

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