March 7 Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin signed its first customer for satellite launch services, inking a deal with Eutelsat Communications SA, Bezos said on Tuesday.
Blue Origin is developing a reusable orbital rocket called New Glenn that is expected to debut before the end of the decade.
“We couldn’t hope for a better first partner,” Bezos said during a keynote address at the Satellite 2017 conference. (Reporting by Mike Stone and Irene Klotz; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)
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