In November, last year Blue Origin, a private space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, announced that it had successfully landed its New Shephard rocket back to Earth after the suborbital rocket had made its journey to space. it was actually able to beat Elon Musk’s SpaceX to this achievement, SpaceX had to abandon its floating barge landing plans just to do the same last month, and its subsequent […]
SpaceX has already tried to land its Falcon 9 reusable rocket on a floating ship in the ocean multiple times and, unfortunately, it has not been successful in those attempts. The company decided to try once again yesterday, everything went according to plan, well everything except for the planned landing on the barge. That’s because SpaceX has failed to do that yet again.
SpaceX has already been able to land a Falcon 9 rocket successfully after it has completed its mission in space. The company has been working on resuable rockets for years in order to bring down the costs associated with space missions. It has proven that reusable rockets work and to further prove its point, it has successfully fired up the Falcon 9 rocket that made the successful landing after the […]
If you routinely follow developments related to private space companies then you most certainly will be aware of the work that’s being done by Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Blue Origin of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Orbital ATK is yet another private company that’s going to launch its first mission since one of its rockets exploded on the launch pad in October last year.
SpaceX is a private space company headed by Elon Musk, it has only been around for relatively short period of time and yet has made incredible achievements during this time. It has flown multiple resupply missions to the International Space Station and has even got its first order for a crewed mission to the ISS. There’s one aim that still eludes SpaceX and that’s the proper landing of its reusable […]
Like his Tesla counterpart Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos also happens to have a space company, Blue Origin is his private spaceflight company, and today Bezos revealed that this company has done something that Elon Musk’s SpaceX has been trying to do for the past year and that’s successfully landing a reusable rocket.
Tech billionaires seem to have thing for rockets and space travel, there’s Elon Musk with SpaceX and his dreams of nuking Mars and then there’s Jeff Bezos who has a company called Blue Origin that’s aiming for inexpensive space travel. Both of them have been quite successful in their careers and now both of them have their sights set on the final frontier. Bezos confirmed today that Blue Origin will construct a […]
The launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket came under question recently following the troubles that the company faced recently but there doesn’t appear to have been much change in its launch timeframe. SpaceX has said that it’s going to launch the massive Falcon Heavy rocket in spring next year. The confirmation came from Lee Rosen, vice president of mission and launch operations at SpaceX, he revealed this at a conference this […]
Back in 2011 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started work on a project to build the largest airplane in the world, joining him in this project are several other big names one of which is Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The plane is called Stratolaunch and it’s being constructed at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. The company, Stratolaunch Systems, aims to begin test flights of the world’s largest […]