Blue Origin is at work on what could be a key moneymaker for the nascent off-planet economy—a robotic lander capable of delivering as much as 10,000 lb. of cargo to the Moon in a single trip. Intended to carry cargo to a permanent outpost on the rim of the Moon’s polar Shackleton Crater, the Blue Moon lander design combines rocket engines already developed or in development at the company’s factory in Kent, Washington, and autonomous-landing technology from NASA. Blue ...
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