There is a lot of heraldry in the Blue Origin factory in Kent, Washington. The building isn’t labeled on the outside, which resembles all the other light-industrial big boxes scattered among the strip malls that serve them. Inside, though, it is clear this is a different sort of facility. A two-story-tall steampunk rocket mockup right out of Jules Verne rises above a burning gas firepit in the lobby atrium, and the structural girders are emblazoned with quotes such as this: “You ...


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