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Blue Origin Federation, LLC
Limited Liability Company
Industry Aerospace industry
Founded September 8, 2000 (2000-09-08)
Founder Jeff Bezos
Headquarters ,
U.S.
Key people
  • Bob Smith (CEO)
Owner Jeff Bezos
Number of employees
2,500 (2019)
Subsidiaries
  • Blue Origin Florida
  • Blue Origin Texas
  • Blue Origin International

Blue Origin Federation, LLC is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington.

It was founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, the company is led by CEO Bob Smith. It is creating technologies to allow private human access to space with the goal to dramatically lower costs and increase reliability.

The company motto is Gradatim Ferociter, Latin for "Step by Step, Ferociously."

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