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Former Blue Origin and SNC executive joins Vector

WASHINGTON — Small launch vehicle Vector has hired a new chief financial officer who previously held similar positions at Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada...

Stratolaunch, world's largest airplane, may be grounded after just one flight

The world's largest airplane may be grounded after just one flight.Stratolaunch Systems Corp., which built a huge rocket-toting aircraft named Roc to launch satellites...

5 Things You Need to Know About Space Investing

Five hundred satellite launches per year. 20,000 satellites in orbit. $1.75 trillion in annual sales.Morgan Stanley's 2017 report on the "Investment Implications of the...

SpaceX Starhopper: Starship prototype will leap 16,400ft in launch test, documents...

SpaceX is pushing the envelope of what is possible since it started in 2002. The pioneering Elon Musk-owned space company has already revolutionised the...

An embarrassment of rockets?

This article originally appeared in the May 6, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Some people see the proliferation of startups developing rocket engines as a...

SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk confirms he's building a FLEET of Starship...

Elon Musk is on a one-man mission to revolutionise the world. From PayPal to Tesla and Hyperloop, cavalier billionaire Musk is incorporating cutting-edge tech...

Space-tourism enters 'home stretch' toward commercial flight

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic's winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees from California to a...

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company...

Amazon's Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

Washington (AFP) - Jeff Bezos, who heads both Amazon and space company Blue Origin, unveiled a lunar lander Thursday that he said would be...

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable

By Joey RouletteWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin...

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and...

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and...

Amazon's Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

Washington (AFP) - Jeff Bezos, who heads both Amazon and space company Blue Origin, unveiled a lunar lander Thursday that he said would be...

Blue Origin unveils lunar lander

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin revealed new details about a lunar lander concept that the company’s founder says can support a human return to the...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, the founder of rocket company Blue Origin, will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon...

China’s iSpace to make private orbital launch attempt in early June

  HELSINKI — Launch firm iSpace in early June will attempt to become the first Chinese private company to place a satellite in orbit, following...

Blue Origin reaches space again on latest New Shepard test flight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on its latest test flight May 2, a flight that the company says...

Blue Origin announces next New Shepard suborbital flight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin plans to conduct the latest test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle May 2 as the company, and others...

Construction is well under way for Blue Origin space venture’s expanded...

KENT, Wash. — Construction workers have raised the roof on a new headquarters and research-and-development facility for Blue Origin, the private space venture founded...

China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites

LONGKOU, China (Reuters) - During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China’s youngest...

Chinese firms Space Transportation and Linkspace test reusable launcher technologies

HELSINKI — Two Chinese launch startups have successfully carried out tests of technology demonstration rockets as part of quests to develop reusable launch vehicles. New...