Virgin Galactic Teaming up with Adidas’ Y-3 for Astronauts’ Spacesuits
Jan 18, 2016 Acclaimed Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, founder of the Adidas brand Y-3, has partnered with Virgin Galactic to design the next-age spacesuits that pilots and passengers will wear for the company's first commercial flight to space. According to reports, the suits were from a durable material similar to Kevlar, which can be commonly found in bullet-proof vests
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Goes After Elon Musk and Richard Branson with Blue Origin Space Rocket Program
Sep 17, 2015 Following in the space-exploring footsteps of fellow billionaires Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX and Virgin Group's Richard Branson, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced his plans to launch his own private aerospace program. The program will be handled by Bezos' newly formed company named Blue Origin.