Blue Origin Breaks Ground For BE-4, BE-3U Engine Plant

Credit: BE-4 Engine: Blue Origin
CAPE CANAVERAL—Blue Origin on Jan. 25 began construction of a rocket engine manufacturing plant in Huntsville, Alabama, to produce the methane-fueled BE-4 engines for its New Glenn reusable orbital launch vehicles and for United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) semi-reusable Vulcan rockets. Blue also plans...

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