Reusable rocket competitor Blue Origin successfully fires it big new rocket engine

a href=”https://www.blueorigin.com/new-glenn” target=blank>Blue Origin had a successful hotfire of a full-scale BE-4 engine. This is Jeff Bezos rocket company.

Blue Origin’s BE-4 engine has 550,000 pounds of thrust.

The Spacex Raptor has 380,000 pounds of thrust.

Seven BE-4 engine will power Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket which could fly in 2020. The New Glenn is planning to a have payload capacity of 45 tons to low Earth orbit and 13 tons to geostationary orbit. It will be reusable up to 100 times.