$28 million: The cost of riding into space with the world’s richest man – Times of India

Last week, the world’s richest man and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be going in to space on the first crewed flight by his company Blue Origin. Then this week a seat on the space carrier was auctioned and bids were placed. Now, Blue Origin has revealed that a seat was auctioned … Read more

Blue Origin auction: THIS is how much a mystery bidder is paying for rocket trip with Jeff Bezos

Blue Origin Bezos-owned Blue Origin, however, hasn’t officially revealed the name of the winner after the live auction. The space tech company is expected to disclose the name of the winner in a couple of weeks. Source link

Jeff Bezos to fly to space in July, Amazon’s billionaire founder to use Blue Origin spacecraft

New Delhi: Amazon`s billionaire founder Jeff Bezos said on Monday he and his brother Mark will fly on the first crewed space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin next month. “Ever since I was five years old, I`ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother,” … Read more

Jeff Bezos to fly to space on Blue Origin rocket – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will fly to space next month on the first space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin, the billionaire said on Monday. “Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother,” Bezos said … Read more

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos collide after SpaceX wins moon landing contract

Blue Origin, the space rocket company backed by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is formally challenging the $2.9 billion moon lander contract awarded by NASA to rival Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The two richest men in the world have been sparring in a tightly fought global space race, vying for contracts from government agencies and businesses. Blue Origin … Read more

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company Blue Origin conducts ‘astronaut rehearsal’ in test flight

Washington: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company Blue Origin has conducted an “astronaut rehearsal” during the successful 15th uncrewed test flight of the company`s reusable suborbital rocket New Shepard, dubbed NS-15. This mission, launched on Wednesday (April 14) from Launch Site One in West Texas, marked a verification step prior to flying astronauts, Blue Origin … Read more

Amazon to Star Trek: Jeff Bezos is Set to Focus on ‘Blue Origin’. Is Elon Musk Listening?

Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, recently announced that he will be stepping down as the CEO of the online retail company later this year. However, he will continue as the executive chairman of Amazon and is still its largest shareholder. Media reports claim that he is all set to focus on long term ventures like his … Read more

1st private space crew paying $55 million each to fly to station – Times of India

CAPE CANAVERAL: The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket. They’ll be led by a former NASA astronaut now working for Axiom Space, the Houston company that arranged the trip for next January. “This is the first private flight to … Read more

Nasa’s Boeing moon rocket set for ‘once-in-a-generation’ ground test – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Nasa’s Boeing-built deep space exploration rocket, Space Launch System (SLS), is set to fire its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, a crucial test for a years-delayed US government project facing mounting pressure from emerging private sector technology. Space Launch System’s hot fire test, expected to begin at 5pm EST (2200 … Read more