LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket 

LATE last week United Launch Alliance said it had chosen Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ company Blue Origin to supply the main engine for its Vulcan Centaur launch rocket, a hybrid engine fuelled by liquid oxygen and LNG. 

LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket  LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket  LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket  LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket  LNG-fuelled engine picked for new, best in show rocket 

In obvious choice Jeff Bezos Blue Origin BE-4 hybrid fuel engine chosen for Vulcan Centaur 

The two announced partnership to develop the BE-4 engine four years ago and late September's announcement had been expected by the market. 

 

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