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Blue Origin is a company that provides spaceflight services. 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.
HQKent, WA, US
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)4,972(+6%)
Job Openings1,620
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Blue Origin

Jeffrey Bezos

Jeffrey Bezos

Bob Smith

Bob Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Susan Knapp

Susan Knapp

Chief Financial Officer
Terry Benedict

Terry Benedict

Chief Operating Officer
Will Longman

Will Longman

Chief Information Security Officer
Bretton Alexander

Bretton Alexander

Vice President, Government Sales
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Blue Origin Office Locations

Blue Origin has offices in Kent, Orlando, Reston, Arlington and in 7 other locations
Orlando, FL, US
Exploration Park , Space Coast
Reston, VA, US
the Dulles Technology Corridor
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Blue Origin Financials and Metrics

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Blue Origin total Funding

$73.5 m

Blue Origin latest funding size

$24.3 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Blue Origin investors

Blue Origin's latest funding round in September 2021 was reported to be $24.3 m. In total, Blue Origin has raised $73.5 m
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Blue Origin Operating Metrics

Blue Origin's Vehicles Produced was reported to be 5 in Dec, 2021.
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Blue Origin Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Honeybee RoboticsJanuary 25, 2022
Blue Origin Florida, LLC
Blue Origin Texas, LLC
Honeybee Robotics, LLC

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Blue Origin News and Updates

Citadel founder Ken Griffin wins Blue Origin spaceflight auction, donating two seats to NYC teachers

Ken Griffin, billionaire founder of hedge fund Citadel, placed the winning $8 million bid in an auction for a seat on a spaceflight with Bezos' Blue Origin.

Amazon Selects Blue Origin’s New Glenn for up to 27 Project Kuiper Constellation Launches

Blue Origin today announced New Glenn has been selected for 12 launches, with options for up to 15 additional launches to deploy Amazon’s Project Kuiper satellite constellation. “We’re honored to support Amazon’s ambitious mission to provide reliable, affordable broadband to unserved and underserved…

Blue Origin flies six on first New Shepard suborbital flight of 2022

Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital vehicle on its first flight of the year March 31, carrying six people on a brief trip to space and back. The post Blue Origin flies six on first New Shepard suborbital flight of 2022 appeared first on SpaceNews.

Watch Blue Origin launch a six-person crew to suborbital space live

Blue Origin is gearing up for its first crewed launch of the year, and fourth crewed launch overall, as the company seeks to expand its budding space tourism business. This time, the Jeff Bezos-headed company is sending up a crew of six, with the launch set to take place on Thursday at 8:30 AM CT [……

Blue Origin Successfully Completes Fourth Human Spaceflight

Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its fourth human spaceflight and 20th overall flight for New Shepard. The astronaut manifest included: Marty Allen, Sharon Hagle, Marc Hagle, Jim Kitchen, Gary Lai, and Dr. George Nield. “Congratulations to our astronauts on today’s mission above the Kármán …

Blue Origin's 20th Mission to Space

Blue Origin today announced the sixth crew member joining New Shepard’s 20 th mission will be Blue Origin’s Gary Lai, New Shepard Chief Architect. His prior positions include Senior Director of Design Engineering, System Architect, Crew Capsule Element Lead, NASA Commercial Crew Development Program …
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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 4,972 employees.

  • Who are Blue Origin competitors?

    Competitors of Blue Origin include NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Astra and SpaceX.

  • Where are Blue Origin offices?

    Blue Origin has offices in Kent, Orlando, Reston, Arlington and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Blue Origin have?

    Blue Origin has 11 offices.