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2012-10-16 15:05:06

NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partner Blue Origin has successfully fired the thrust chamber assembly for its new 100,000 pound thrust BE-3 liquid oxygen, liquid hydrogen rocket engine.

Secretive Private Aerospace Company Building Reusable Rocket
2012-05-01 12:43:06

Blue Origin, a space flight company established by Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos, is in the process of developing reusable rockets.

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2012-03-31 07:20:58

NASA officials claimed that they were the rightful owners of the Apollo 11 rocket engines found on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this week by a privately-funded expedition headed up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

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2012-03-29 11:38:39

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos and his team have found the F-1 engines used to lift Apollo 11. They have been looking for ways to find and recover the rockets for just over a year.

Test Flight Footage Added To Blue Origin Website
2011-11-21 05:37:15

The space-travel venture created by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a new website over the weekend, complete with short videos of a successful "short hop" flight test conducted in May.

Spacecraft Funded By Amazom Executive Crashes
2011-09-04 05:02:31

An unmanned spacecraft funded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos veered off course during a recent test flight and had to be destroyed.

2011-05-19 10:02:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") The NASTAR® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, and member of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, conducted last week its latest set of Suborbital Scientist space training for future scientist-astronauts and educator-astronauts.

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2011-04-19 07:30:00

As its shuttles are soon to retire, NASA has awarded funds to private companies with the goal of flying astronauts on commercial spaceships to and from the International Space Station by 2015.

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2008-02-21 14:36:51

With its imminent commercial space launch scheduled for 2010, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic announced plans on Thursday to authorize the construction of five more crafts to carry prospective clients into space.


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