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Everything Jeff Bezos Said to Convince Humanity That Space Colonies Are the Future

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, gave an hour-long presentation last week about his plans for humanity’s future living on the moon and in space colonies. It was a bit like watching a monologue from a sci-fi movie in a lot of ways. And now you can finally view the entire presentation online for yourself. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos Reveals Lunar Lander Designed for ‘Sustained Human Presence on the Moon’

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin announced its first lunar lander, Blue Moon, at a recent press conference. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Magic Solution to Worldwide Internet Connectivity Is the Same as Everyone Else’s

When corporations become monolithic, they tend to stalk familiar, doomed territory. The planned communities of the world’s Disneys and Fords are largely out of vogue now, but for tech giants, the white whale is always skywards, in the form of a grandiose universal internet initiative. It’s only surprising that Amazon, in all its splendor, hasn’t gotten in on the action sooner. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Breaks Ground on Rocket Engine Factory in Huntsville, Alabama

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin has officially started construction on a Huntsville, Alabama facility that will produce engines for its New Glenn two-stage, partially reusable launch system, as well as the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur, Engadget reported. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos Eats Iguana, Vows to Make Space Travel Cheaper With ‘Amazon Lottery Winnings’

It was a black tie evening of glamour, champagne toasts, and lizard flesh at the annual Explorers Club dinner gala this weekend, and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was one of the guests of honour. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos in Instagram Debut: ‘I Am Fun’

Commercial space tourism company Blue Origin, and its overlord Jeff Bezos, have been pretty quiet over the last few months. But last week, the Amazon founder made his first Instagram post, which appears to show the billionaire stranded on the roof of his own rocket facility in Florida. Because he is Fun. Haha. Read More >>

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Jeff Bezos Declares No Shitting in His Sexy Spacecraft

Jeff Bezos has many hobbies: he enjoys doing an Amazon, reading a Washington Post, and occasionally, dabbling in a space thing at Blue Origin. Lately, he’s been all about the latter, focusing much of his attention on one-upping Elon Musk promoting his aerospace company’s space tourism vehicle, New Shepard, which will carry tourists into suborbital space as early as 2018. While the capsule looks great, Bezos has implemented some stern ground rules for his passengers’ bodily functions to keep it that way. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Reminds Everyone It Has a Big Rocket Too

Hey guys, we know that SpaceX is doing some pretty big things right now, like trying to shuttle passengers around the moon, and sending deadly pathogens into space, but Blue Origin is still cool, okay?? As it reminded us this week, the company has built some pretty big engines for its upcoming New Glenn rocket, which will be one of the largest in the world once it’s completed. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Just Teased a Photo of Its Big Ass Rocket’s Engine

Phallus-shaped aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin has finally revealed its BE-4 liquid rocket engine—an engine the company has been developing for more than four years. The BE-4s will be used in Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket, which founder Jeff Bezos hopes will one day shuttle humans to and from the moon. In true Bezos fashion, the announcement was made without notice on his personal Twitter account. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Shocks Everyone (Even Itself) by Landing Rocket During Test

Wow. After spending the last few days telling us that its New Shepard rocket was almost certainly going to be destroyed in today’s in-flight launch escape test, Blue Origin surprised everybody — even itself — with a clean landing of both booster and crew capsule. Read More >>

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Blue Origin’s New Reusable Rocket is Absurdly Huge 

Blue Origin is adding a new reusable rocket to its stable. And it’s a big one. Meet the New Glenn, a 7-metre-diameter rocket booster with 3.85 million pounds of thrust. Read More >>

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Blue Origin’s Crew Capsule Just Survived Its Crash

Blue Origin just launched its crew capsule into space—and then intentionally brought it in for a very soft crash. Read More >>

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Watch Blue Origin Launch (and Crash) Its Crew Capsule

Blue Origin is launching its crew capsule today—and then they’re going to take out its parachute and see what happens. You can watch it happen at 5:15 pm BST. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Will Soon Launch a Crew Capsule—and Then Crash It on Purpose

Blue Origin, the notoriously-secretive space company, is launching its New Shepherd crew capsule this weekend. And, for the first time, you’re going to be able to watch it happen—right up to a pretty probable crash-landing. Read More >>

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Blue Origin Landing Looks Very Sci-Fi When Seen From the Booster

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight company, recently released some amazing footage filmed during the third successful landing of its New Shepard suborbital rocket. The video shows the flight of the reusable booster from just ahead of reentry through descent and landing. The landing sequence was recorded by a vent camera located just below the booster’s ring fin. Read More >>