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Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company. The Company is developing technologies to enable private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability. Blue Origin is developing a variety of technologies with a focus on rocket-powered Vertical Takeoff and Vertical Landing vehicles for access to suborbital and orbital space.

HQKent, US
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)1,564(+5%)
Job Openings464

Key People/Management at Blue Origin

Jeffrey Bezos

Jeffrey Bezos

Bob Smith

Bob Smith

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Blue Origin Office Locations

Blue Origin has an office in Kent
Kent, US (HQ)
21218 76th Ave S
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Blue Origin Financials and Metrics

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Blue Origin total Funding

$513 m

Blue Origin latest funding size

$13 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Blue Origin investors

Blue Origin's latest funding round in August 2018 was reported to be $13 m. In total, Blue Origin has raised $513 m
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Blue Origin Operating Metrics

Feb, 2019

Missions, New Shepard

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Blue Origin Online and Social Media Presence

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Blue Origin News and Updates

Jeff Bezos says he wants to see 'a Mark Zuckerberg of space' — and thinks Blue Origin will lead to 'dorm-room' entrepreneurship off Earth

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gave a private talk about his rocket company, Blue Origin, in New York this month. Bezos said he wants "a Mark Zuckerberg of space" to exist, but he said it's "impossible" for that type of off-Earth entrepreneur to exist today. "Two kids in their dorm room can't start an…

Jeff Bezos explains how his rocket for space tourists will help Blue Origin take on SpaceX

At an aerospace luncheon in New York City on Wednesday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gave several key insights into his passion project Blue Origin, rather than his day job.

China's pouring serious money into potential rivals of SpaceX and Blue Origin

The global space race is heating up as American companies and NASA face growing competition from China.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin signs launch deal with Canada's Telesat

Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, has signed a deal with Canada's Telesat to launch part of a satellite constellation aimed at providing speedy internet access to governments and businesses globally, the companies said on Thursday.

Telesat signs New Glenn multi-launch agreement with Blue Origin for LEO missions

The agreement, for an unspecified number of launches and satellites, makes Telesat the fifth customer to sign up to use the reusable launcher, which is slated for a maiden flight in 2021. SpaceNews.com
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Blue Origin Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Blue Origin founded?

    Blue Origin was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Blue Origin key executives?

    Blue Origin's key executives are Jeffrey Bezos and Bob Smith.

  • How many employees does Blue Origin have?

    Blue Origin has 1,564 employees.

  • Who are Blue Origin competitors?

    Competitors of Blue Origin include Rocket Lab, OneWeb and SpaceX.

  • Where is Blue Origin headquarters?

    Blue Origin headquarters is located at 21218 76th Ave S, Kent.

  • Where are Blue Origin offices?

    Blue Origin has an office in Kent.

  • How many offices does Blue Origin have?

    Blue Origin has 1 office.