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SpaceX Plans to Catch Rockets…With a Helicopter.

WIRED, 14 August 2019 – Daniel Oberhaus – IN THE SPAN of just four years, reusable rockets have gone from never-been-done to almost routine, at least at SpaceX. Blue Origin was

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Six Very Expensive Ways to Get to Space

TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – 29 January 2019  – Whenever I see companies like Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin claim that they’re getting closer to sending tourists to space, I always roll my

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Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard Rocket System Flies for 10th Time

BBC – 23 January 2019 – US billionaire Jeff Bezos has put up his New Shepard space vehicle from Texas again, carrying a suite of Nasa experiments to an altitude

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Blue Origin’s Huge New Rocket Heats Up Billionaire Space Rivalry

(SPACE.COM) – The competition between billionaire space entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos has reached new heights. On Monday (Sept. 12), Bezos announced that his company Blue Origin is developing

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Purdue Experiment Aboard Blue Origin Suborbital Rocket a Success

(SPACE DAILY) –  An experiment by Purdue University professor Steven Collicott, Ph.D., ended with success aboard the first suborbital rocket research flight by private company Blue Origin. Collicott, a professor

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Blue Origin Aces 4th Reusable Rocket Launch (and Landing) in Live Webcast

(SPACE.COM) – Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched and landed a reusable rocket for the fourth time Sunday (June 19), with the typically secretive private spaceflight company making its first-ever

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Blue Origin Partners with NASA to Transport New Technologies to Space

(THE VERGE) – Private spaceflight company Blue Origin, helmed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is partnering with NASA to help transport new technologies to the edge of space. These payloads

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India Just Launched an Adorable Mini Shuttle Into Space

(GIZMODO) – India is joining the reusable space race. Its space agency has today launched a 22-foot space shuttle, that will be used test the country’s plans for creating a

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