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Blue Origin’s first launch customer: Eutelsat

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos revealed satellite operator Eutelsat as the first paying customer for his Blue Origin space venture’s New Glenn orbital rocket, and showed off a new animation depicting the rocket taking off, delivering a satellite to orbit and landing … Continue reading

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Blue Origin proposes moon delivery in 2020

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture has reportedly proposed sending a robotic lander to the moon’s south polar region by 2020, as an initial step toward an “Amazon-like” lunar delivery system and eventually a permanently inhabited moon base. Blue … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos previews his Florida rocket factory

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos is showing off the “extraordinary progress” being made on the Florida factory where Blue Origin’s New Glenn orbital launch vehicle will be built. “As you can see here, the first steel is now going up,” he … Continue reading

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New Glenn rocket aces wind tunnel tests

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket isn’t due to go into orbit until later this decade, but its design has already been validated by computer simulations and three weeks of wind tunnel testing. That’s the word from Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, … Continue reading

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Blue Origin unveils ‘New Glenn’ orbital rocket

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos is providing a sneak preview of the “New Glenn” rocket for orbital launches, which his Blue Origin space venture has been working on for four years already. Bezos shared the design and basic specifications in an … Continue reading

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