William Shatner is set to become the oldest person in space later today when he flies into orbit on board a private spaceship. The spaceship…Read More New Shepard: What is the rocket that'll fly William Shatner to space?
He’s boldly going where Jeff Bezos has gone before. William Shatner, known best from his years as the U.S.S. Enterprise’s Captain James T. Kirk in…Read More Like Captain Kirk, William Shatner Will Travel to Space (Almost)
Former and current employees at Blue Origin, the rocket company started by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and one of the richest people in…Read More Jeff Bezos’ Rocket Company Accused of Toxic Culture and Safety Issues
Mere minutes after touching the edge of space, Jeff Bezos and his fellow Blue Origin crewmates stood back on Earth, shaking champagne at the throng…Read More Watching Jeff Bezos Go to Space Was More Depressing Than Inspiring
Say you’re Jeff Bezos. You’re the richest person in the world. You’ve spent billions of dollars starting up a rocket company that has just launched…Read More Is Jeff Bezos an Astronaut Now?
Jeff Bezos, the richest human in the world, went to space on Tuesday. It was a brief jaunt — rising 60-some miles into the sky…Read More Jeff Bezos and his fellow passengers are back on the ground after completing their short flight to space.
Another week, another billionaire with a rocket company going to space. Last week, it was Richard Branson earning his astronaut wings riding a space plane…Read More The New Shepard rocket is on the pad and Bezos’ trip to space is expected to launch on schedule.
Wally Funk, an 82-year-old pilot who was prevented from becoming an astronaut in the 1960s because of her sex, will join Jeff Bezos on his…Read More Wally Funk, Trailblazing Female Pilot, Will Join Jeff Bezos on Spaceflight
West Texas is not quite like the moon. But it can serve as a handy stand-in. On Tuesday, Blue Origin, the rocket company started by…Read More Jeff Bezos’s Company Is Carrying Cargo to Space. It’s Not Amazon.