Blue origin rocket launches into space.Pioneering new technologies for rocket engines, Blue Origin is developing, testing and likely to be building it’s natural gas fueled rockets at its main facility in Kent, Washington.  Blue Origin’s mission has been to enable private human access to space with reusable vertical takeoff and landing vehicles. Their initial focus was on sub-orbital flight, but their latest technologies have brought them a contract to supply rocket engines for orbital flights for the U.S.-based United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Washington’s aerospace industry continues to grow and revolutionize space technology. Aerojet Rocketdyne, Blue Origin, SpaceX, Vulcan Aerospace and many other companies developing spaceflight components are the foundation of Washington’s space sector and are leading the way to commercial exploration. To learn more about this growing subsector in Washington State, contact