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Shots fired as SpaceX files against Blue Amazon’s patents for “Sea Landing of Launch Vehicles”
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Shots fired as SpaceX files against Blue Amazon’s patents for “Sea Landing of Launch Vehicles”

by AstroAggregatorSeptember 2, 2014

Last week Space X filed a dispute with the United States Patent Office against their rival’s patent for a powered vertical landing of rockets at sea, which forms a key part of Space X’s future plans.

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Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo-era rocket engines from the ocean floor
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Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo-era rocket engines from the ocean floor

by AstroAggregatorApril 6, 2013

Multiple millionaire  Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the Blue Origin aerospace company, has successfully recovered some of the massive F-1 engines from Apollo era Saturn V rocket debris on the ocean floor.

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Blue Origin completes escape test
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Blue Origin completes escape test

by AstroAggregatorNovember 3, 2012

Completing their stay at NASA, Blue Origin successfully demonstrated their modules pusher escape system, designed to save the crew of their craft in case of any serious malfunction.

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Blue Origin completes rocket engine test
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Blue Origin completes rocket engine test

by AstroAggregatorOctober 21, 2012

Blue Origin, the startup private spaceflight company founded by Amazon owner Jeff Bezos, has successfully tested a new 100,000lb thrust rocket engine named BE-3. (more…)

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