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The most secretive commercial space company has passed a milestone after successfully test-firing part of its new rocket engine. Blue Origin, the suspiciously quiet rocket company started by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, fired up the thrust chamber for its engine at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

If I had a metric crapton of money, I’d probably fund something cool like this, too. Currently, however, my funding is limited to the pump-powered water rocket level.