Tag: Blue Origin
KENT, Wash. (Blue Origin PR) — Blue Origin today announced that General John Hyten (Ret.) will serve as executive director for its foundation, Club for the Future, and as a strategic advisor to senior leadership. General Hyten brings decades of experience as a space operations and acquisitions officer and held multiple assignments that included leading […]
Sierra Space’s Human Spaceflight Center and Astronaut Training Academy at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Will be Led by Dr. Janet Kavandi, Sierra Space President and Veteran of Three Space Shuttle Missions LOUISVILLE, Colo. (Sierra Space PR) — Sierra Space, a leading commercial space company at the forefront of creating and building the future of space transportation […]
MoonDAO is set to announce the winners of trips to space on Saturday. The company is running a contest in which winners mint a non-fungible token (NFT) that essentially serves as a ticket in a lottery. MoonDAO said it has purchased several tickets from Blue Origin for a suborbital flight aboard New Shepard. MoonDAO is not […]
There’s a new space agency and new category of space explorer. Earth and space will never be the same. by Douglas MessierManaging Editor First, there were astronauts. Then billionauts and millionauts. And now, there’s…cryptonauts! A 28-year old civil production engineer from Brazil named Victor Correa Hespanha claimed that moniker when he flew to space aboard Blue Origin’s […]
by Douglas MessierManaging Editor NASA’s plan to fly astronauts and researchers on suborbital vehicles has been delayed by it being a low priority for one company and a lack of information from another, a source tells NewSpace Global. The two companies also suffered delays in starting commercial service.
Video Caption: The life-changing journey of #NS21.
VAN HORN, Texas (Blue Origin PR) — Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its fifth human spaceflight and the 21st flight for the New Shepard program. The astronaut crew included: Evan Dick, Katya Echazarreta, Hamish Harding, Victor Correa Hespanha, Jaison Robinson, and Victor Vescovo. “It was an honor to fly this special crew of explorers and […]
KENT, Wash. (Blue Origin PR) — Blue Origin today announced NS-21 will lift off from Launch Site One on Saturday, June 4. The launch window opens at 8:00 a.m. CDT / 13:00 UTC. The webcast will start at T-60 minutes. The press kit can be found here. The crew includes: investor and NS-19 Astronaut Evan Dick; electrical […]
Katya Echazarreta Will Join Five Other Crew Members in Life-Changing Journey As Space For Humanity’s First Citizen Astronaut Ambassador and First Mexican-Born Woman to Visit Space Space for Humanity Press Release DENVER — Today, Space For Humanity (S4H), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced its selection committee has chosen Katya Echazarreta to become the organization’s first ever citizen astronaut ambassador. […]