Private spaceflight company Blue Origin showed off shiny, new footage today of its next-generation rocket engine igniting during a recent test — and the video is the perfect way to pump yourself up on this Monday morning. In the video, the engine releases a large plume of blue and yellow flame that morphs shape throughout the firing.
The engine being tested is the BE-4, which Blue Origin has been developing for the last seven years. The company plans to use the engine to power its future orbital rocket, the New Glenn, as well as another rocket being built by the United Launch Alliance, called the Vulcan. For years, the BE-4’s development has been something of a mystery, since Blue Origin gave few updates on the engine’s progress.
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