Jeff Bezos is offering NASA up to $2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and..
American aerospace and spaceflight company
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 founder and executive chairman of Amazon, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith and aims to make access to space cheaper and more reliable through reusable launch vehicles. Rob Meyerson led Blue Origin from 2003 to 2017 and served as its first president. Blue Origin is employing an incremental approach from suborbital to orbital flight, with each developmental step building on its prior work. The company's name refers to the blue planet, Earth, as the point of origin.
Blue Origin media coverage
ABC News reports that on July 20, Jeff Bezos successfully launched into space on his rocket company’s first flight carrying..
Billionaire Jeff Bezos reached the edge of space after taking off on Blue Origin’s first human flight.The Amazon founder blasted..