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Blue Origin has submitted the device for delivery of cargo to the moon

3DNews: Novosti Hardware 11.05.2019 at 07:37

3DNews: Novosti Hardware

The owner of the company Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) announced the creation of an apparatus that can be used in the future for transportation of different cargoes on the lunar surface. He also noted that the work on the apparatus, which received the name of Blue Moon, was carried out over three years. According to official data, the presented model can deliver on the surface of the natural Earth satellite of up to 6.5 tonnes of cargo. It is reported that the device works on the basis of engine BE-7, which uses liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen as fuel. It is noted that the inventory of ice under the lunar surface, will help to ensure an uninterrupted source of energy for the Blue Moon. In the upper part of the structure of the lander there is a flat platform designed to accommodate cargo. Unloading platform after a successful lunar landing is planned to use a special crane.