...and zero gravity on the device
The Federal Aviation Administration changed rules for the program on the same day Bezos, his brother and two others made their historic first commercial spaceflight on Tuesday.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) hates billionaires spending their money. But he really, REALLY hates billionaires spending their money to go to space.
"Let's be clear. The purpose of these short trips to space isn't scientific research. They're for bragging rights..."
That's bad news for sacrifice zones still on this planet
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos is being slammed for his "despicable" comments following his space flight Tuesday, in which he thanked Amazon employees and customers for financing his trip -- including from many lawmakers who have urged the billi
Thanks, Dad! Ecstatic Dutch teenager, 18, falls into his father's arms saying 'that was great' after becoming the youngest astronaut in space on Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket
Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight on Tuesday was a success, with the company's rocket carrying founder Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos, aerospace pioneer Wally Funk, and Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen.
Just a few weeks before Atlantis embarked on the final flight of the Space Shuttle program in 2011, a small Mexican company by the name of Squad quietly released Kerbal Space Program (KSP) onto an unsuspecting world.
On July 20, Blue Origin will fly its 16th New Shepard flight to space, and its first with astronauts on board. Broadcast starts at T-90 minutes to launch. Liftoff from West Texas is scheduled for no earlier than 8:00 CDT
--Wally Funk and lucky Dutch teen whose dad paid for flight: New Shepard rocket will blast them 66 miles above Earth tomorrow - 13 miles higher than Branson
An 82-year-old Mercury 13 aviator and an 18-year-old physics student will fly on the all-civilian crew
On July 20, Blue Origin has cleared its New Shepard rocket and capsule to launch its first crewed spaceflight, and the flight will carry its billionaire founder: Jeff Bezos.
The Perseid meteor shower is about to begin--here's how to catch it
Oliver Daemen will be the youngest person in space after Blue Origin's $28 million auction winner had a schedule conflict.
Jeff Bezos may have been beaten to space by rival Richard Branson, but the billionaire American businessman is poised to make history next week aboard what would be the world's first unpiloted suborbital flight with an all-civilian crew.
Richard Branson's space quest was to boldly go where no billionaire has gone before. But who is he taking for a ride?
Two big feet for mankind! Shoeless Richard Branson makes himself at home on The Late Show and brushes off backlash against his 'inappropriate' billionaire space race with Bezos
For most people, getting to the stars is nothing more than a dream. On April 28, 2001, Dennis Tito achieved that lifelong goal - but he wasn't a typical astronaut. Tito, a wealthy businessman, paid US$20 million for a seat on a Russian Soyuz space
Former President Trump discusses the U.S. Space Force and Richard Branson's test flight on the Virgin Galactic VSS Unity.
in billionaire race with Bezos. 'Elon's a friend and maybe I'll travel on one of his ships one day,' Branson says
Virgin Galactic has been working on Spaceship 2 for over a decade. It is a descendant of the Scaled composites Spaceship 1, a design by the legendary Burt Rutan which won the Ansari X prize in the early 2000's.
...to become first billionaire in space
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson returns from historic trip to space aboard the VSS Unity.
The nearly 71-year-old Branson and five crewmates from his Virgin Galactic space tourism company reached an altitude of about 53 miles (88 kilometers) over the New Mexico desert -- enough to experience three to four minutes of weightlessness and see
Here's when to watch and what to know. A launch webcast hosted by Stephen Colbert begins at 10:30 a.m. EDT (1430 GMT).
The methane wafting from Enceladus may be a sign that life teems in the Saturn moon's subsurface sea, a new study reports.
The Arizona-based launch company wants to make enough rockets to launch 100 missions a year.
For most people, getting to the stars is nothing more than a dream. On April 28, 2001, Dennis Tito achieved that lifelong goal -- but he wasn't a typical astronaut.
Did you know that NASA is going to send a spacecraft on a suicide mission in an attempt to change the trajectory of a massive space rock?