Blue Origin NS-21 targets liftoff on June 4

Blue Origin NS-21 targets liftoff on June 4

Blue Origin today announced NS-21 will lift off from Launch Site One on Saturday, June 4. The launch window opens at 8:00 a.m. CDT / 13:00 UTC. The webcast will start at T-60 minutes.  The crew includes: investor and NS-19 Astronaut Evan Dick; electrical engineer and former NASA test lead Katya Echazarreta; business jet pilot and Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding; civil production engineer Victor Correa Hespanha; adventurer and Dream Variation […]

New Shepard Mission NS-21 to Fly Six Customer Astronauts, Including First Mexican-Born Woman to Visit Space 

New Shepard Mission NS-21 to Fly Six Customer Astronauts, Including First Mexican-Born Woman to Visit Space

Blue Origin has announced the crew flying on its NS-21 mission will include: investor and NS-19 Astronaut Evan Dick; electrical engineer and former NASA test lead Katya Echazarreta; business jet pilot and Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding; civil production engineer Victor Correa Hespanha; adventurer and Dream Variation Ventures co-founder Jaison Robinson; and explorer and co-founder […]

Amazon Selects Blue Origin’s New Glenn for up to 27 Project Kuiper Constellation Launches

Amazon Selects Blue Origin’s New Glenn for up to 27 Project Kuiper Constellation Launches

Blue Origin today announced New Glenn has been selected for 12 launches, with options for up to 15 additional launches to deploy Amazon’s Project Kuiper satellite constellation. Project Kuiper’s constellation of 3,236 advanced satellites aims to deliver high-speed, low-latency broadband service globally. The launches are manifested for a five-year period from Launch Complex 36 (LC-36) […]

Blue Origin Successfully Completes Fourth Human Spaceflight 

LAUNCH ALERT: Blue Origin's NS-20 Mission To Launch Thursday, March 31st at 9:30 a.m. EDT/ 8:30 a.m. CDT. WATCH LIVE

Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its fourth human spaceflight and 20th overall flight for New Shepard. The astronaut manifest included: Marty Allen, Sharon Hagle, Marc Hagle, Jim Kitchen, Gary Lai, and Dr. George Nield. “Congratulations to our astronauts on today’s mission above the Kármán Line,” said Phil Joyce, Senior Vice President of New Shepard for Blue […]

Blue Origin’s NS-20 Mission Delayed until March 31st

Blue Origin's NS-20 Mission Delayed until March 31st

March 28, 2022 Due to forecasted high winds during launch and recovery operations on Tuesday, March 29, and Wednesday, March 30, the New Shepard Mission Operations team has made the decision to move the launch of NS-20 to Thursday, March 31. The team has completed Flight Readiness Review and confirmed the vehicle has met all […]

Crew Now Set for Blue Origin’s 20th Mission to Space

Blue Origin's NS-20 Mission Delayed until March 31st

New Shepard Chief Architect Gary Lai joins crew, replaces Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson, who was no longer able to join the NS-20 crew on this mission. The launch of NS-20 has shifted to Tuesday, March 29.  Blue Origin today announced the sixth crew member joining New Shepard’s 20th mission will be Blue Origin’s Gary Lai, […]