Blue Origin Tests Liquid Hydrogen Engine

Blue Origin Debuts the American-made BE-3 Liquid Hydrogen Rocket Engine (with video)

"Blue Origin reached a key milestone in the development of the liquid-fueled BE-3 engine by successfully demonstrating deep throttle, full power, long-duration and reliable restart all in a single-test sequence. The BE-3 is the first completely new liquid hydrogen-fueled engine to be developed for production in the U.S. since the RS-68 more than a decade ago."

NASA Commercial Crew Partner Blue Origin Test-Fires New Rocket Engine (with video)

"NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) has been working with the company on several aspects of the engine's development. The program supported testing of the BE-3 under the agency's Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) initiative and continues to offer technical support. NASA and Blue Origin also are partnered in review and tests of the company's Space Vehicle design."

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