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Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings

In the complaint, Space Exploration Technologies Corp said contracts were awarded for three "unbuilt, unflown" rocket systems that would not be ready to fly under the government's timeline, "defeating the very objectives" outlined by the Air Force's program. SpaceX asked the court to force the Air Force to reopen the $2.3 billion Launch Service Agreements competition and reconsider the Hawthorne, California-based company's proposal. In the watershed race for dominance in the space industry, ne...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Jeff Bezos, Air Force, Blue Origin, U S Air Force, Hawthorne California, Space Exploration Technologies Corp


Blue Origin and SpaceX get million-dollar NASA nod to test moon lander tech

Eleven aerospace companies will share more than $45 million in funds from NASA to design and test prototypes for the Artemis moon missions, the agency has announced. Among the established names like Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada are relative newcomers SpaceX and Blue Origin, looking to make a place for themselves on the agency’s biggest push in decades. The funds are to enable what NASA calls undefinitized contract actions, in which partners get to work before negotiations on the rest of...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Science, Government, Tech, Nasa, Lockheed Martin, Houston, Boeing, Sierra Nevada, Artemis, Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Dulles Virginia, Madison Wisconsin


Elon Musk says SpaceX will broadcast 'kind of weird' video of Starlink's first 60 satellites as they shuffle into orbit tonight

SpaceX plans to launch 60 internet-providing Starlink satellites into orbit tonight. Elon Musk, the rocket company's founder, said the deployment of the satellites — the first of nearly 12,000 planned for launch — "will look kind of weird." Musk said the Starlink deployment process will be broadcast on live video about an hour after launch. The spacecraft are slated to launch aboard a Falcon 9 rocket between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET tonight from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Visit Business Insi...
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NASA says it needs a $1.6 billion 'down payment' from Congress to send astronauts back to the moon within 5 years

The Trump administration wants NASA to land astronauts on the moon within five years rather than by 2028, as previously planned. Jim Bridenstine, NASA's administrator, said on Monday that the space agency needs a $1.6 billion "down payment" in 2020 to carry out such a moon mission. Bridenstine added on Tuesday that the sum is on "the low end" of the funding required to build new rockets, spaceships, and moon landers. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Trump administration...
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Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tried his damnedest to convince humanity to colonize the…Read more...
Tags: Health, Amazon, Gaming, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, Wearables, Eyes, Space, UK, Science, Technology, Fitness, Video Games, Climate Change, Drugs


Digital Trends Live: Blue Origin heads to the moon, deepfake Dali, and more

On the latest episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the top tech stories of the day, including Blue Origin's plan to go to the moon, Nike’s AR-sized shoes, a deepfake Salvador Dali, Minecraft's 10th anniversary, and more. The post Digital Trends Live: Blue Origin heads to the moon, deepfake Dali, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Nike, Blue Origin, Buying Guides, Deepfake, Dt Live, Digital Trends Live


Watch Jeff Bezos describe his dream to colonize space, unveil the 'Blue Moon' lunar lander, and rib Elon Musk in this video

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, has unveiled a giant lunar lander made by his spaceflight company, Blue Origin. Bezos spoke about the "Blue Moon" spacecraft on Thursday during an hour-long talk in Washington, DC. He also shared his grand vision for populating the solar system with a trillion people, ideally in huge space colonies as first envisioned by physicist Gerard O'Neill in the 1970s. You can watch a YouTube video of Bezos' full presentation below. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Washington, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Neill, Bezos, Gerard O Neill, SpaceX Blue Origin


Watch Jeff Bezos unveil his grand space plans here

Grizzled TechCrunch reporter Matt Burns was on site at yesterday’s big Blue Origin reveal, but if you’re reading this right now, odds are you weren’t. It was a small gathering, and Jeff Bezos, who tends to be fairly secret for such a public billionaire, opted not to live stream the fairly intimate press conference. The full event is now online, however. You can check that out right here: The TLDW of all of it is that, well, Earth f*****g rules, man. It’s totally the best planet in the solar s...
Tags: Space, Tech, Nasa, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, Matt Burns, Blue Moon


CORRECTION: Amazon's Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

HEREWITH A CORRECTED REPETITION.] Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to the Moon with a high-tech lander to carry vehicles and equipment. "This is Blue Moon," the 55-year-old said at a carefully choreographed presentation in Washington, as curtains lifted to show a model of a huge vessel. "It's an incredible vehicle, and it will go to the Moon," the Amazon founder declared.
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Here's Everything Jeff Bezos Said to Convince Humanity That Space Colonies Are the Future

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, gave an hour-long presentation yesterday about his plans for humanity’s future living on the moon and in space colonies. It was a bit like watching a monologue from a sci-fi movie in a lot of ways. And now you can finally view the entire presentation online…Read more...
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No Jeff, We Don't Need to Go to Space to Save Humanity

I love space. I am very excited for humans to explore space more, and I’m even okay with us going back to the Moon for starters. Space is a vast frontier of scientific discoveries waiting to be made; a chance for us to probe the mysteries of the universe and learn more about ourselves.Read more...
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#BlueMoon: Jeff Bezos says Blue Origin will land on Moon by 2024

Jeff Bezos gathered press, government officials, and aerospace execs in Washington, DC today to showcase the details of Blue Origin's plan to place a lander on the Moon by 2024. “My generation’s job is to build the infrastructure,” said the Amazon founder and CEO. “We’re going to build the road to space.” TechCrunch: Blue Origin is going to send humans to space on New Shepard later this year and has unveiled a lunar lander, called “Blue Moon,” to access the resource-rich lunar surface, Bezo...
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin unveils 'Blue Moon' lander, making it way too easy for manchild Elon Musk to take the piss

More like Blue BALLS amirite? lolol I'm 11 At an event in Washington DC, Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos yesterday showed world+dog the company's Moon lander – Blue Moon – and promised manned missions to the lunar surface by 2024.…
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Blue Origin: Jeff Bezos to help Trump administration build outpost on moon within five years

In the six weeks since US Vice President Mike Pence announced a crash program to get humans to the moon within five years, the White House has provided no details on how it would achieve that and no cost estimates.The rocket NASA wants to use to get there has suffered years of delays, is billions over budget and NASA lacks the space suits necessary for astronauts to walk on the moon.But the growing space industry has sensed an opportunity in the White House’s passion for space, and on Thursday, ...
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Jeff Bezos unveils 'Blue Moon' lunar lander, plans to go to the moon by 2024

Jeff Bezos is set to take humans to the moon. At an event in Washington on Thursday, Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin unveiled Blue Moon, a lunar lander that can deliver large payloads to the moon.SEE ALSO: Jeff Bezos challenges Amazon competitors to meet or exceed its new minimum wageAccording to Blue Origin, Blue Moon can land multiple metric tons of payload on the lunar surface, including infrastructure payloads that could be used to prepare for future missions. It can land anywhere...
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Amazon's Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to the Moon with a high-tech lander to carry vehicles and equipment. "This is Blue Moon," the 55-year-old said at a carefully choreographed presentation in Washington, as curtains lifted to show a model of a huge vessel. "It's an incredible vehicle, and it will go to the Moon," the Amazon founder declared.
Tags: Amazon, Science, Washington, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, Blue Moon


Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon lander in grand plan to return to lunar surface 

"It's time to go back to the moon," so said Blue Origin and Amazon owner Jeff Bezos on Thursday night as he unveiled Blue Moon, a lander that he says will journey to the lunar surface by 2024. The post Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon lander in grand plan to return to lunar surface  appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Moon, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Emerging Tech, Blue Moon, Blue Origin and Amazon


Jeff Bezos Reveals Lunar Lander Designed for 'Sustained Human Presence on the Moon'

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin announced its first lunar lander, Blue Moon, at a press conference today.Read more...
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Jeff Bezos Unveils Lunar Lander To Take Astronauts To the Moon By 2024

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Jeff Bezos, chairman of Amazon and founder of Blue Origin, unveiled his space company's lunar lander for the first time on Thursday. "This vehicle is going to the moon," Bezos said during an invite-only presentation to media and space industry executives. "We were given a gift -- this nearby body called the moon," Bezos said. He added that the moon is a good place to begin manufacturing in space due to its lower gravity than the Earth. Getting resou...
Tags: Amazon, Tech, Earth, Jeff Bezos, Cnbc, Blue Origin, Bezos, Pence, New Shepard


Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Vision for Space, and a Moon Lander

In a choreographed presentation, the Amazon founder said he wants to build the infrastructure for humans to live in space.
Tags: Amazon, News, Moon, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Private Spaceflight, Jeffrey P, Space and Astronomy, Rocket Science and Propulsion, Unveils Blue Origin 's Vision for Space


Billionaire Bezos discloses plans for moon presence, unveils lander mockup

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years. Bezos, the world's richest man and also chief executive and founder of Amazon.com, told a rare media event in Washington that the lander, named Blue Moon, could deliver payloads to the moon's surface and deploy payloads...
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Amazon’s Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house, capable of carrying four rovers […]
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Blue Origin launches “Club for the Future” to inspire a new generation of space exploration

As part of his big reveal of Blue Origin’s new lunar lander, “Blue Moon”, Jeff Bezos announced Club for the Future, a new organization to inspire a new generation of space explorers and entrepreneurs. The new organization, open to educators, parents and children in kindergarten through high school, seems designed to integrate educational lessons with Blue Origin missions. “Club members’ ideas combined with a foundation of affordable, frequent, and reliable access to space, will help spark a futu...
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Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years. Bezos, the world's richest man and also chief executive and founder of Amazon.com, told a rare media event in Washington that the lander, named Blue Moon, could deliver payloads to the moon's surface and deploy payloads...
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Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, touts Blue Origin's lunar goals

Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft and discussed missions to the moon in a strategy tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years.
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‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission

Bezos was dwarfed by his mock-up of the Blue Moon vehicle at his presentation
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Plans to Start Colonizing the Moon

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/GettyBillionaire Jeff Bezos made a rare public appearance in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to make a startling pitch: It’s time for humans to start colonizing the moon—and soon. The founder of Amazon explained that his call for a permanent extraterrestrial population is rooted in his belief that Earth alone cannot sustainably feed, shelter and power billions of human beings. “Earth is the best planet,” Bezos quipped. “It is not close. This one ...
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'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to take astronauts to the moon by 2024

Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture, is planning a manned mission to the moon, he announced Thursday.
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Amazon's Bezos unveils lunar lander project 'Blue Moon'

Jeff Bezos, who heads both Amazon and space company Blue Origin, unveiled a lunar lander Thursday that he said would be used to transport equipment, and possibly human beings, to the south pole of the Moon by 2024. "This is Blue Moon," he said at a presentation in Washington, as curtains lifted to show a mock-up of a huge vessel weighing many tons and able to carry four self-driving rovers. "It's an incredible vehicle, and it will go to the Moon," he declared.
Tags: Amazon, Science, Washington, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, Blue Moon