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  • Blue Origin has unveiled a mock up of the Blue Moon lander it says will be ready to fly to the Moon within the next three years.
  • Jeff Bezos the billionaire founder of Blue Origin recently showed off the low fidelity mock up to NASA officials at the company s engine production facility in Huntsville Alabama.
  • The company is developing the Mark as a predecessor to the larger Mark lander which will ferry astronauts to and from the lunar surface under contract to NASA.
  • NASA selected Blue Origin as its second human rated lunar lander contractor in May alongside SpaceX.
Enlarge/ Jeff Bezos, Blue Origins founder, meets NASA Administrator Bill Nelson with a mockup of the Blue Moon Mark 1 lander behind them.7 with Blue Origin has unveiled a mockup of the Blue Mo [+3471 chars]

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