Jeff Bezos says he’s heading to space next month

Jeff Bezos said he will go to space when his company, Blue Origin, launches its first passenger-carrying mission next month. The billionaire, who plans to travel alongside his brother, Mark, made the announcement in an Instagram post Monday. The launch is set for July 20, about two weeks after he plans to step down as…

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After breaking a record since 1974

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, carrying…

BREAKING Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dead at 90, family statement says. Astronaut Michael Collins has often been called “the forgotten astronaut.” He flew to the Moon aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969, but never set foot there. During the mission, Collins orbited the Moon, doing photography and keeping the command module ready to receive moonwalkers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when…