Blue Origin conducted the first firing tests of the engine BE-4

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Blue Origin conducted the first firing tests of the engine BE-4

Looks Like the New Glen missile, developed by the company Blue Origin, has become one step closer to its first flight, because now she really has working engines, passed the first tests. Yes, yet rejoice too early, but the work on the engine BE-4 lasted for almost six years, and yesterday, finally took his first test.

A Video of the first test firing of the engine was published by the official Twitter account. Earlier, the head of the company Jeff Bezos has repeatedly talked about the benefits of the engine, showed drawings, sketches and sketches. Now everyone can personally see the engine.

Rocket New Glen is being developed based on reuse. Representatives of the company declare that one missile can withstand up to one hundred launches. To run it, you'll need seven engines of the BE-4, with which the rocket can launch up to 45 tonnes of payload. In addition, BE-4 plan to move to United Launch Alliance, which currently uses Russian-built engines.

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