New Shepard

First test flight of 2018 for Blue Origin

New Shepard 3 before the launch Back in December we reported on Blue Origin testing their newest New Shepard rocket for the very first time. Today we saw that same rocket, New Shepard 3, being tested for the second time. It was their 8th test overall. On April 27 Blue Origin’s CEO Jeff Bezos tweeted

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New Glenn

Blue Origin reveals the next step: New Glenn

In June Blue Origin managed to launch and land their reusable rocket New Shepard. Today Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos unveals New Glenn. Named after John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth in 1962. The 2-stage New Glenn is 270 feet tall and its second stage is powered by a single vacuum-optimized BE-4 engine.

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