2017 Tech Impact Awards, Space: Blue Origin
Jeff Bezos' ambitious venture in Kent is a Gold Award-winner. Plus: Silver Award-winner Spaceflight Industries.
Location: Kent | Employees: 784 Todays space race isnt pitting nation against nation. Rather, its billionaire vs. billionaire vs. billionaire. Jeff Bezos ambitious venture in Kent has been leading the pack lately, with Blue Origins fully reusable New Shepard rocket launching and landing in West Texas five times in less than two years. The suborbital…
The Next Generation
How Seattle innovators are leading the new race into space.
Ever since the Boeing-centric aerospace cluster in the Puget Sound region emerged as one of the worlds leading centers of aviation, everyone has been looking for the next great industry to power the economy. They may well have found it in roughly the same place. Seattles next tech-intense, opportunity-rich, risk-intensive business cluster may be based…