Commercial Space Stations on the Horizon

Will you and I get to go to space soon? We’ve got exciting updates on Commercial Space Stations. Blue Origin’s private Orbital Reef space station has just passed a key design review called a system definition review (SDR) with NASA, and the new floating structure is expected to begin operations in 2027. “This SDR moves […]

Weekend COMMS Report

Jim’s Weekend COMMS Report with highlights from the Space Channel Digital Newsroom, a new and innovative approach to content delivery powered by Artificial Intelligence, Neural Language Processing and Procedurally Generated Animation. This Weekend’s Report covers: Blue Origin’s Uncrewed NS-23 Experience’s In-Flight Failure just over a minute into Flight NASA’s Perseverance Rover Investigates Geologically Rich Mars […]

Blue Origin’s Uncrewed NS-23 Experience’s In-Flight Failure just over a minute into Flight

Blue Origin’s NS-23, an uncrewed mission carrying 36 research payloads from academia, research institutions, and students across the globe, experienced a major malfunction shortly after liftoff from Texas on Monday. After a minute into the flight, the rocket exploded triggering a successful separation of the capsule, which floated safely back to Earth. The incident marked […]

Sierra Space and Blue Origin Successfully Complete Orbital Reef System Definition Review

Sierra Space and Blue Origin Successfully Complete Orbital Reef System Definition Review

Orbital Reef Space Station Advances to Design Phase After NASA Review The Orbital Reef team, led by partners Sierra Space and Blue Origin, has successfully completed its System Definition Review (SDR) with NASA. The SDR is an important program milestone to establish the functional baseline for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned and operated space station to be built in […]

Blue Origin Successfully Completes 22nd Mission to Space 

Blue Origin Successfully Completes 22nd Mission to Space

Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its sixth human spaceflight and the 22nd flight for the New Shepard program. The astronaut crew included: Coby Cotton, Mário Ferreira, Vanessa O’Brien, Clint Kelly III, Sara Sabry, and Steve Young.   The crew achieved three historic firsts:  Sara Sabry became the first person from Egypt to fly to space.  […]

Space For Humanity Will Send First Egyptian to Space Aboard Blue Origin’s NS-22 Flight

Space For Humanity Will Send First Egyptian to Space Aboard Blue Origin's NS-22 Flight

Sara Sabry is Selected as Space For Humanity’s Second Citizen Astronaut to Experience the Overview Effect Space For Humanity (S4H), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has announced its selection committee has chosen Sara Sabry to become the organization’s second sponsored Citizen Astronaut. Sara will become the first Egyptian to fly to space when she flies aboard Blue Origin’s NS-22 […]