Building on the incremental mission successes for the vehicle over the course of the program’s flight history, NS-16 will fly astronauts for the first time for Blue Origin. This is Blue Origin's 3nd launch of 2021, 16th launch of this suborbital New Shepard type booster and capsule hardware type and 1st human spaceflight. Jeff Bezos [...]
NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected #SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. At least one of those astronauts will make [...]
Building on the incremental mission successes for the vehicle over the course of the program’s flight history, NS-15 is a verification step prior to soon flying astronauts. This mission will execute a rehearsal of astronaut movements and timing for future astronaut flights. One of the primary operations will entail Blue Origin personnel (“astronauts”) entering the [...]
As part of NASA's big Moon 2024 push, NASA has awarded 3 private contractors with development funds to begin development of their respective lunar landers. These lunar landers are intended to launch separately from the Orion crew capsule. Crew will meet up with the lunar landers in lunar orbit and then bring astronauts from lunar [...]
NASA is still on a big Moon 2024 push and they want to get astronauts on the surface of the Moon. On April 30, 2020 they announced three big lunar lander contracts for their upcoming Moon 2024 crewed missions. See details about the contracts here!