Blue Origin, LLC is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington. Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith and is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin is employing an incremental approach from suborbital to orbital flight, with each developmental step building on its prior work. The company motto is Gradatim Ferociter, Latin for "Step by Step, Ferociously".
Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space company, has scored another successful spaceflight. Blue Origin launched and landed the same rocket, called New Shepard, for a record sixth time Wednesday in West Texas... USATODAY.com - Published
At the International Astronautical Congress in Washington, D.C. today, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced a new “national team” that will join forces in order to help return humans to the.. WorldNews - Published
Washington: The US space agency has selected 13 firms — including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk — to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024.. WorldNews - Published
As the founder of Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos is invested in the future of space travel. But he assured "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, his interest in space is more than a hobby. CBS News - Published
In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos described his vision of space tourism. He described an "11 minute ride" to the edge of the atmosphere, and.. CBS News - Published
British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in.. Reuters - Published