Blue Origin successfully completes first test of BE-4 rocket engine


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Capitalism in space: Blue Origin has successfully conducted the first static fire test of its BE-4 rocket engine.

The test was six seconds long. The company has not released any further details, other than to say it was a success. This not only puts them closer to building their New Glenn rocket, it increases the chances that ULA will choose this engine for its Vulcan rocket.

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  • ken anthony

    With Raptor scaled back, BE-4 seems to have it’s own niche. Does anybody know it’s throttle down percentage?

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