Tesla CEO Elon Musk, apparently salty because Amazon CEO and space rival Jeff Bezos achieved what Musk could not – launch a rocket then land it intact on Earth – took to Twitter to undermine the accomplishment.
In the race toward rocket reusability, both billionaires' space companies are trying to dramatically lower the cost of spaceflight.
It’s been around for 15 years, but Blue Origin was still the quiet little space company no one had ever heard about. And then, just like that, it suddenly made a huge breakthrough on Monday, pulling off what its founder, Jeff Bezos, called the “holy grail” of space flight: launching an unmanned rocket to the […]
Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origins is hitting back at Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX. Before we get to what Blue Origin is saying about SpaceX, a quick recap. On Tuesday morning, Blue Origin hit an important milestone for it flew...Show More Summary
Amazon's Jeff Bezos has achieved a world first this week -- sending a rocket 62 miles (100 km) into space and landing it safely on the ground, upright, fully intact, and ready to be re-used. In the past, rockets have been treated as disposable, simply collected and thrown away after launching a spacecraft. Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos’ private space travel corporation Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard reusable rocket to appx. 62mi and then landed it back safely on Earth. It’s meant to be used for space tourism, i.e. to take a small group of people to the edge of space.
I caught this house ad earlier today while reading The Washington Post. It comes shortly after Post owner Jeff Bezos told Charlie Rose on “CBS This Morning” that the Post is “working on becoming the new paper of record.” Bezos added: “We’ve always been a local paper, and just this month The Washington Post passed The […]
SpaceX has been trying — and failing — to neatly land its rockets on a barge for months now. But Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin space company seems to have made a beautifully controlled landing on solid ground with its own New Shepard craft. More »
Jeff Bezos took to Twitter for the first time to announce a milestone from his space company Blue Origin, and the Internet soaked it in. Read More
In April, Blue Origin, the aerospace company established by Jeff Bezos, successfully conducted the first test flight of its New Shepard space vehicle. While the launch was a success, the propulsion module was unable to be recovered as planned due to a loss of pressure in the hydraulic system on descent. Show More Summary
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos saw his private spaceflight company, Blue Origin, hit a major milestone today by launching and landing its New Shepard vehicle. The landing led to this proud tweet by Bezos: The rarest of beasts – a used rocket. Show More Summary
First, this: Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday demanded Amazon suspend its subway advertising campaign for its new show, “The Man in the High Castle,” which has plastered Nazi and Imperial Japanese iconography all over the 42nd StreetShow More Summary
Tuesday, Nov. 23 marked an important moment in history for Jeff Bezos' private space company Blue Origin. For the first time, they succeeded in launching their New Shepard reusable launch system to space and back. While this was a first for Blue Origin, it wasn't the first time that a reusable launch system has flown to and returned from space. Show More Summary
Elon Musk sent a congratulatory tweet to Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday but it wasn’t exactly a gleeming message of accomplishment. After Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin had a successful launch and landing, the CEO...Show More Summary
Welcome to the next age of space exploration: reusable rockets. Get the details on the landing by Blue Origin, run by Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Meanwhile, questions swirl over Amazon's security with forced password resets.
The SpaceX founder wasn't impressed when Bezos boasted about a "rare" feat accomplished by his rocket company, Blue Origin.
Nothing starts a tech billionaire catfight quite like a rocket landing.
Regardless of who wins reusable launch market, we all win in the end.
Elon Musk started off congratulating Jeff Bezos on Twitter, But then he made it clear he had a bone to pick with Bezos' Blue Origin over its flight.
There's no shade like the shade that space-exploring billionaires throw at each other. SpaceX founder Elon Musk — tweeter extraordinaire — challenged Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos on rocket specs on a landmark day for private spaceflight. Blue...Show More Summary