Blue Origin

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".

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New Shepard Mission NS-12 Updates

“New Shepard had a wholly successful mission on December 11, 2019. This mission was another step towards verifying New Shepard for human spaceflight as we continue to mature the safety and reliability of the vehicle. This was the 6th flight …

Blue Origin Unveils ‘Blue Moon,’ Its Big Lunar Lander

“Blue Origin is shooting for the moon! The private spaceflight company revealed the first life-size mockup of its new lunar lander, named “Blue Moon,” here at the Washington Convention Center today (May 9). “This is an incredible vehicle, and it …

Payload manifest on mission 9

“An awesome feature of New Shepard is its modular interior design. While in the future it will feature six seats to fly people, we’re already flying science and education experiments for microgravity research. On Mission 9, we welcome our …

Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Space Capsule on Highest Test Flight Yet

“Blue Origin, the private space company founded by billionaire Jeff Bezos, launched its passenger spaceship New Shepard on a test flight Sunday (April 29), carrying a dummy astronaut and experiments on their highest spaceflight yet. The New Shepard 2.0 …