Blue Origin reveals its New Glenn rocket, the largest heavy-lift rocket ever designed

After remaining tight-lipped about its upcoming project, Blue Origin has unveiled its’ New Glenn rocket to the public, with it expected to soar into the skies for the first time in 2019. Named after the first American astronaut to orbit Earth, John Glenn, New Glenn is currently the biggest and most powerful rocket on the market. Standing at and impressive 82 meters (269 feet) tall, Blue Origin’s design would see it lift up to 45 tons into low-Earth orbit, and 13 tons to geostationary orbit.

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