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Blue Origin zeroes in on flying people to space

Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith has told Axios that just a few test flights remain before the space venture founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos starts putting people on its New Shepard suborbital spaceship. “We’re still focused on getting the … Continue reading

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These student art projects will be out of this world

Three students are getting ready for a space experiment that will use gravity and magnetism to simulate the origin of planet Earth. Another trio plans to create a musical composition that’s based on blips of cosmic radiation. We’re not talking … Continue reading

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Racer and rocketeer shows off space capsule

LAS VEGAS — One of the big attractions at this week’s Amazon re:MARS conference is a mockup of the crew capsule for Blue Origin’s New Shepard spaceship — but chances are that few of the attendees lining up to try … Continue reading

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Blue Origin sends dozens of payloads to space

Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, today sent dozens of science experiments and other payloads to space and back on its suborbital New Shepard rocket ship. Today’s liftoff marked the 11th uncrewed test mission in … Continue reading

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Blue Origin set to launch science extravaganza

Blue Origin, the private space venture founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, says it’s sending up its New Shepard suborbital spaceship on its next test flight as early as May 2 with 38 payloads on board. The launch and landing at … Continue reading

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OK Go and Blue Origin team up on art contest

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is joining forces with the music-video masters at OK Go to give students a chance to send art experiments into outer space on Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital spaceship. The “Art in … Continue reading

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Blue Origin sends NASA-backed payloads to space

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture sent eight NASA-sponsored scientific payloads to the edge of space and back on its New Shepard suborbital spaceship, marking another step toward putting people on board. The rocket lifted off into clear, chilly skies … Continue reading

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