Blue Origin President Rob Meyerson says his secretive startup may enter a proposal in Darpa’s XS-1 two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle competition. “Regarding the Darpa XS-1, that’s one of many opportunities that we’re looking at with interest, but we’re really not ready to comment publicly on what we’re doing with that,” he said during a recent press telecon on the results of a full mission-cycle test of the clean-sheet BE-3 rocket engine Blue is developing to power its reusable ...

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