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Bezos plans ‘21st-century’ rocket engine
to replace Russian-made models

Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company, Blue Origin, agreed to develop its rocket engine in partnership with Boeing and Lockheed Martin, an alliance that could reduce Russia's role in U.S. orbital flights. Above, Bezos shows off a model of the engine with Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance.

Drew Angerer / Bloomberg News

Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company, Blue Origin, agreed to develop its rocket engine in partnership with Boeing and Lockheed Martin, an alliance that could reduce Russia's role in U.S. orbital flights. Above, Bezos shows off a model of the engine with Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance.

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