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Sep 19, 2022

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin nears certification for its BE-4 engine

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The much-delayed engine could help reduce the U.S.’s reliance on Russian models.

Blue Origin’s much-delayed BE-4 engine may be close to hitting the launch pad. As Bloomberg points out in a report, the U.S. Space Force recently announced in a statement that “Vulcan launch system development activities continue to make progress” towards a first test launch in December.

That’s because “ULA and Blue Origin have completed originally planned BE-4 development testing, and have successfully demonstrated full engine performance.”

Blue Origin could help reduce U.S.’s reliance on Russian engines.


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As Bloomberg points out in a report, the U.S. Space Force recently announced in a statement that “Vulcan launch system development activities continue to make progress” towards a first test launch in December.

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