Blue Origin Space Rocket Company Gets First Customer
WASHINGTON, USA >> Blue Origin, LLC is an privately financed space rockets manufacturing company, headquartered in Kent, Washington.
It was founded in 2000 by Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos. The company develops technologies for private human access to space. Its aim is to dramatically lower costs of space rockets and improve reliability. Blue Origin, prescribes to an incremental approach from suborbital to orbital flight, with each developmental step building on its prior work. The company motto is Gradatim Ferociter, which is Latin for "Step by Step, Ferociously".
On March 7, 2017, the European Union satellite company, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL), announced that it has concluded a deal with Blue Origin rockets, to launch a satellite into space by 2020.