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Blue Origin Wants USAF to Continue Support to Rocket Development; Megan Mitchell Quoted

Megan Mitchell Legislative Affairs Head Blue Origin

Blue Origin is working to convince the U.S. Air Force to continue to fund the development of the New Glenn rocket in order to get it certified to perform national security missions, SpaceNews reported Monday. “We’re discussing with the Air Force the path forward for certification,” said Megan Mitchell, director of government and legislative affairs at Blue Origin.

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NASA Receives Full-Scale Mockup of Blue Origin-Led National Team’s Human Landing System

National Team HLS mockup

A Blue Origin-led team has handed over to NASA an engineering mockup of a human landing system that could bring astronauts to the lunar surface. Blue Origin was one of the three prime contractors tapped by NASA in late April to develop a landing platform in support of the agency’s Artemis moon mission in 2024 and the company said Thursday that it works with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper as part of the HLS National Team.

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Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine for New ULA Rocket

Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has shipped a development engine technology to a Decatur, Ala., facility where United Launch Alliance is building the Vulcan Centaur rocket, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. ULA intends to use a pair of BE-4 engines to power the rocket that the Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture will test-fly in early 2021.

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