Main Engine Cut Off

New Skylab

Speaking of Blue Origin, Jeff Foust wrote an article last week about their study into using New Glenn’s upper stage as a habitat module (or similar). The connection Foust makes to NanoRacks towards the end of the article is not a coincidence.

One of the things I’m always interested to hear more about is Blue Origin’s long-term plans for in-space architecture. Not the general vision of the future—the actual hardware that makes it possible. But before we can get too far down the road of wet workshops, we’ve got to see that BE-4 firing at 100% throttle.