Helping Washington’s space industry grow with work-ready students

Not many people can say they helped make history in their first job, but Ron Bliesner ’11 BS, ’13 MS, is one of those few.

When the New Shepard vertically landed back on Earth after a trip to space, the first rocket to successfully do so, Bliesner was cheering with his Blue Origin colleagues at a watch party. Bliesner is part of the fluid systems group at Blue Origin, the Jeff Bezos’ company that is working on technologies that will one day enable people to live and work in space. In November, the company had its first successful landing of New Shepard, an … Continue reading Helping Washington’s space industry grow with work-ready students