New Shepard of Blue Origin is the New Rocket for Space Tourism

Blue Origin is headed toward commercial operation as the rocket firm established by Jeff Bezos closes the end of testing for its big projects. The BE-4 engine of the company, the thunderous staple of the propulsion business of Blue Origin has demonstrated that it works well.  Blue Origin lately test fired the BE-4 engine for […]

New opening – Blue Origin announces their new launch vehicle !

Yesterday Blue Origin along with Jeff Bezos announced that company will start developing new heavy rocket to conduct first test flight before end of this decade from Launch Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral. Everything started from email sent by Jeff Bezos, who explains whole sense of new project. New launch vehicle is impressive in its technical specification, […]

New Shepard successfully landed with only two parachutes !

It is truly a milestone on the way of New Shepard to manned commercial missions. Today capsule landed without any problems on two parachutes instead three.  Fourth test flight of Blue Origin New Shepard VTVL launch vehicle was planned to be performed from launch facility in Van Horn in Texas. Plan of the mission covered […]

New Shepard already on Sunday 19th June, 2016

Blue Origin was forced to reschedule flight of their New Shepard launch vehicle from today to Sunday, 19th June. Launch was unveiled recently as fourth test flight of New Shepard rocket combined with unmanned experimental capsule. Launch was planned for today and its objective was test capsule descent with two instead three drag parachutes and […]

New Shepard with new mission already in June !

It seems that 4th test flight of launch vehicle by Blue Origin, New Shepard, is getting close. According to some sources fourth mission of reusable rocket designed and manufactured by Company owned by Jeff Bezos is possible already in this month. Previous three test flights (all successful) were proving that SpaceX is not only company […]

Time for Chinese answer to reusable technology !

 Chinese space industry is not resting on its laurels and is trying to stay up to date with new technologies. After focusing on hypersonic propulsion which was unveiled in the end of the 2015 and developing own space station Tiangong, Chinese space industry took next challenge. It is reusable technology in rockets which was developed by present leaders – two […]