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Why Jeff Bezos passed up a trip to the moon

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his chance to go into space in a Russian Soyuz capsule – and not just into space, but around the moon. 217 more words


Q&A: Jeff Bezos lays out his outer-space vision

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Amazon’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn’t focused on creating America’s biggest online retailer when he was a boy. But he often says that he’s been obsessed with outer space since the age of 5, when he watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. 193 more words


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When Will Jan Wörner Get His Moon Village?

Is it yet time to return astronauts to the Moon?

One of the great formative experiences of my childhood was following the news about the Apollo Moon missions. 171 more words


Big News From Bigelow: BEAM is at Station, and the next inflatable has a launch date

As you may have already heard, one of the major payloads aboard the CRS-8 Dragon mission is the Bigelow Expandable Activy Module (BEAM) — an inflatable habitat delivered in the Dragon’s unpressurized trunk section that will be berthed at the ISS and create its first new habitable volume since 2011’s delivery of the  399 more words


Watch Jeff Bezos’ Space Company Successfully Land a Rocket (For the 3rd Time)

Blue Origin, the spaceflight company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, tested its flagship rocket again Saturday, marking the third time that the same rocket booster has… 212 more words


Get a drone's-eye view of Blue Origin spaceflight

Saturday’s test flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital spaceship marked lots of milestones, including the first time a drone captured video of its launch from above. 96 more words


Jeff Bezos live-tweets Blue Origin spaceship test

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos served as launch commentator for a risky but successful third flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket ship to space and back on April 2. 204 more words