Tag Archives: Spaceflight

Planet co-founder among passengers on Blue Origin’s next suborbital spaceflight

Chris Boshuizen (left) and Glen de Vries (right) will fly to the edge of space on Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket next month. Credit: Blue Origin The co-founders of the satellite remote sensing company Planet Labs and the clinical research software firm Medidata, both wealthy entrepreneurs, are two of the four passengers slated to launch to the edge of space ...

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Chinese crew landing caps record-setting day in human spaceflight

Shenzhou 12 astronauts Tang Hongbo, Liu Boming, and Nie Haisheng outside their landing capsule Friday. Credit: Xinhua Three Chinese astronauts landed in the remote Gobi Desert of northwestern China Friday, returning to Earth after a three-month mission on the new Tiangong space station, and ending a historic day in spaceflight that set a new record with 14 people in low ...

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