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Pete Davidson Confirmed to Fly to Space on Next Blue Origin Flight

It’s official: Saturday Night Live castmember Pete Davidson is going to get really, really high later this month. Blue Origin, the commercial spaceflight company founded by former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, said Monday that Davidson will be among the crewmembers on its upcoming mission, which is set to launch from the company’s Texas spaceport on […]

Jeff Bezos Blasts Off, and the Billionaire Space Race Is On

Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos launched into space on Tuesday, carried aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft in its first human flight. Bezos, the richest person in the world, was joined by his brother, Mark Bezos, female aviation pioneer Wally Funk, and a Dutch student, Oliver Daemen. There was no live video from […]