Blue Origin

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Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company. It designs, develops, and manufactures reusable launch vehicles, propulsion systems, and rocket engines for commercial, civil, national security, and human spaceflight. The company aims to enable humanity to access space to expand, explore, and find new energy and material resources.

TypePrivate
Founded2000
HQKent, US
Websiteblueorigin.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)2,715(+5%)
Job Openings244
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Blue Origin

Jeffrey Bezos

Jeffrey Bezos

Founder
Bob Smith

Bob Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Susan Knapp

Susan Knapp

Chief Financial Officer
Terry Benedict

Terry Benedict

Chief Operating Officer
Dan Christiansen

Dan Christiansen

Vice President, Engineering
Will Longman

Will Longman

Chief Information Security Officer
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Blue Origin Office Locations

Blue Origin has offices in Kent, Merritt Island, Arlington, Cape Canaveral and in 3 other locations
Kent, US (HQ)
21218 76th Ave S
Merritt Island, US
8082 Space Commerce Way
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Blue Origin Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2000

Blue Origin total Funding

$548.7 m

Blue Origin latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Blue Origin investors

Blue Origin's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Blue Origin has raised $548.7 m
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Blue Origin Operating Metrics

Apr, 2015Nov, 2015Jan, 2016Apr, 2016Jun, 2016Oct, 2016Dec, 2017Apr, 2018Jul, 2018Jan, 2019May, 2019Dec, 2019Mar, 2020

New Shepard Test Flights to Date

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Patents (US)

18

Patent Applications (US)

10

Trademarks (US)

54
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Blue Origin Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Blue Origin Florida, LLC
Blue Origin International, LLC
Blue Origin, LLC
Blue Origin Texas, LLC

Blue Origin Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Blue Origin Online and Social Media Presence

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Blue Origin News and Updates

Air Force to end agreements with Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman, prepares for launch contract protests

Following the Phase 2 decision, the Air Force is preparing for the possibility of contractor protests. SpaceNews

Elon Musk appeared to imply that Jeff Bezos is too old and Blue Origin is 'too slow' to reach the moon

Elon Musk escalated his years-long feud with Jeff Bezos in a new interview with The New York Times.  Musk appeared to call Bezos too old and Bezos reusable rocket company, Blue Origin, too slow to ever accomplish its goal of sending people to the moon.  Musk and Bezos have been feuding over space …

Blue Origin delivers the first BE-4 engine to United Launch Alliance

The engine Blue Origin delivered is a pathfinder engine to be used in tests. SpaceNews.com

Musk's SpaceX, Bezos' Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA's astronaut moon lander

((This April 30 story has been corrected to say Starship can carry more than 100 metric tonnes of cargo, not 100 pounds in paragraph 9. The error occurred in a previous version as well.))

Blue Origin CEO says Jeff Bezos' space company is hiring, denying report of possible layoffs

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin told its workforce on Friday that it will not be laying off employees during the coronavirus crisis.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has been deemed an essential business by the government, allowing it to continue operating amid the coronavirus outbreak

Blue Origin, the rocket company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has been deemed an essential business by the US government, according to the Financial Times.  The company will be allowed to continue operating amid the coronavirus outbreak due to "its future value to national security," the FT repo…
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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, Bob Smith and Susan Knapp.

  • How many employees does Blue Origin have?

    Blue Origin has 2,715 employees.

  • Who are Blue Origin competitors?

    Competitors of Blue Origin include United Launch Alliance, Lockheed Martin and Boeing.

  • Where is Blue Origin headquarters?

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

  • Where are Blue Origin offices?

    Blue Origin has offices in Kent, Merritt Island, Arlington, Cape Canaveral and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Blue Origin have?

    Blue Origin has 7 offices.