Blue Origin Gears Up for BE-4 Engine Production

Credit: Blue Origin
Confident that it is well ahead of Aerojet Rocketdyne in the competition to replace the Russian-built RD-180 engine for U.S. launch services, Blue Origin is reconfiguring its sprawling factory in this Seattle suburb to manufacture its 550,000-lb.-thrust BE-4 engine at an initial rate of a dozen a...

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