Blue Origin's 'New Glenn' Rocket is over 300 Feet Tall

By: Joey Haar - Sep 13, 2016
References: blueorigin & gizmodo
The 'New Glenn' rocket, a model recently announced by the space exploration company Blue Origins, will be the second tallest rocket ever built, falling short of only NASA's now-defunct Saturn V rocket. The difference between the Saturn V and the New Glenn is that the former was a single use vessel while the latter is a completely reusable piece of machinery.

The tallest version of the New Glenn rocket, its three-stage model, will stand at 95 meters tall (or 313 feet.) This height will be girded by a 23-foot diameter rocket booster that subsequently packs 3.85 million pounds of thrust.

With that much power, Blue Origin's founder Jeff Bezos, known for being the founder of Amazon, announced that the reusable rocket will be capable of exiting low Earth orbit during missions.