Blue Origin ready to launch Kent-designed rocket engine

April 7, 2015 7:47 PM

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Blue Origin ready to launch Kent-designed rocket engine

Blue Origin, the space company bankrolled by Jeff Bezos, said Tuesday it has completed testing of the liquid-hydrogen rocket engine designed at its Kent development and production center and will start experimental flights of a suborbital launch system this year.

The company is a long way from its declared goal of “making space safe, reliable and affordable so that millions of people can go.”

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