Tag Archives: Blue Origin

Blue Origin Unveils New Reusable Rocket Design

Blue Origin, the space travel company founded by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, unveiled the newest addition to its reusable rocket lineup Monday, and it’s enormous.

The reusable New Glenn rockets come in two sizes: 2-stage capable of delivering cargo to low-Earth orbit and 3-stage designed to carry astronauts into deep space.

The rockets are named after the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth and once they’re built will move Blue Origin from a space tourism company to a major player in the industry.

Read the whole story