Blue Origin Overview

A complete overview of Blue Origin, including launch stats, launch vehicles and launch locations.

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Basic Info

Name

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Blue Origin

Type

Commercial

Country

United States

Founded

2000

Administrator / CEO

CEO: Jeff Bezos

Launch Stats

First Launch

29 Apr 2015

Last Launch

19 May 2024

Successful Launches

24

Failed Launches

1

Upcoming Launches

2

Successful Landings

23

Failed Landings

2

Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos in 2000, is an American aerospace manufacturer, defense contractor, launch service provider, and space technologies company. Headquartered in Kent, Washington, it focuses on developing rocket engines, spacecraft, satellites, and heavy-lift launch vehicles. Blue Origin is recognized for its New Shepard suborbital launch vehicle, designed for space tourism. The company has gained attention for its reusable rocket technology, notably demonstrated in the New Shepard program. It is currently developing the New Glenn heavy-lift launch vehicle and the Blue Moon lunar lander.

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Launch Sites used by Blue Origin

Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

Cape Canaveral Space Force Station launch site

Historic U.S. military rocket launch site, pivotal in space exploration and national security.

📍 FL, United States
🚀 961 Launches

Upcoming Launches

Corn Ranch

Corn Ranch launch site

Spaceport in Texas, USA, operated by Blue Origin for New Shepard rocket launches and tests.

📍 TX, United States
🚀 25 Launches

Upcoming Launches