Jeff Bezos unveils Moon lander concept

Blue Origins claims that the lunar lander will be able to take humans to the Moon's south pole by 2024.

By Mary-Ann Russon • bbcnews
May 10, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: amazon moon jeff-bezos blue-origin commercial-space-travel

Virgin's Unity plane rockets skyward

Scottish pilot Dave Mackay pushes Virgin Galactic's rocket plane faster and higher than it's ever been.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Feb. 22, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: amazon space-exploration california jeff-bezos aerospace richard-branson commercial-space-travel

Jeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket system flies for 10th time

The Amazon boss puts up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas for a series of Nasa experiments.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 23, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: amazon nasa space-exploration richard-branson

New Shepard: Bezos flight 'demonstrates reuse' - BBC News

US entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has reflown his New Shepard rocket, launching once again a capsule briefly into space.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 23, 2016 ~3 min

Tags:  amazon  space-exploration  aerospace

New Shepard: Bezos claims success on second spaceship flight - BBC News

The entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has claimed success on the second flight of his New Shepard spaceship.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 24, 2015 ~3 min

Tags:  amazon  space-exploration

Amazon founder signals space intent - BBC News

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has put forward plans to build and launch rockets from Florida's "Space Coast".

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Sept. 15, 2015 ~3 min

Tags:  amazon  space-exploration  aerospace  florida

Jeff Bezos conducts New Shepard flight - BBC News

Blue Origin, the US space company set up by Amazon entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, says it has conducted the first test flight of a new sub-orbital vehicle.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 30, 2015 ~2 min

Tags:  amazon  space-exploration

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