Seat next to Jeff Bezos, mystery bidder pays this much for space trip with Amazon CEO

Washington: Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin’s month-long auction for a trip to the edge of space aboard New Shepard has ended with a closing price of $28 million, the media reported. A single-seat aboard the New Shepard crew capsule, dubbed the RSS First Step Crew Capsule, went up for auction earlier this … Read more

$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

Amazon executive Andy Jassy will take over the CEO role on July 5

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked a date to step down as CEO. Bezos, who grew Amazon from an internet bookstore to an online shopping behemoth, said Wednesday that Amazon executive Andy Jassy will take over the CEO role on July 5. “We chose that date because it’s sentimental for me,” Bezos said during an … Read more

Five new racial, gender bias lawsuits against Amazon.com

Washington: Amazon.com Inc was hit on Wednesday (May 19) with five new lawsuits by women who worked in corporate or warehouse management roles, and accused the online retailer of gender bias, racial bias or both. The women, ages 23 to 64, accused Amazon of favoring men over women in career growth, allowing supervisors to denigrate … Read more

Wealth and philanthropy of Bill and Melinda Gates – Times of India

SEATTLE: Bill and Melinda Gates‘ divorce will entail complex decisions about how to handle their wealth after 27 years of marriage. Here are details about their wealth and the couple’s philanthropic activities. Bill GatesBill Gates is the world’s fourth-richest person with a net worth of $130.5 billion, according to Forbes. Gates dropped out of Harvard … 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