Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin test flies latest upgrades to its space tourism rocket New Shepard

[The livestream has ended. A replay is available above.] Jeff Bezos’ private space company Blue Origin launched and landed the fourteenth test flight of its New Shepard rocket booster and capsule, a system designed to carry people on short trips to the edge of space. The mission did not have passengers on board, although the … Read more

Aerojet Rocketdyne completes first AR1 rocket engine, but won’t test fire until at least ‘late 2022’

The first AR1 rocket engine Aerojet Rocketdyne Aerojet Rocketdyne finished building the first in its next-generation AR1 engine series, despite lacking both a customer and plans to test-fire it for about two years. The AR1 rocket engine is located at the company’s facility at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi – and its completion comes … Read more

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