Jeff Bezos Offers NASA $2 Billion Discount For Blue Origin Moon Lander

Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos wrote an open letter to NASA on Monday offering a $2 billion discount to allow his company to build a Moon lander.

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Jeff Bezos Gives Record $200 Million Donation To Smithsonian

Jeff Bezos will donate $200 million to the Smithsonian, the largest gift in the history of the institute.

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Final Frontier: Billionaires Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos Bound For Space

Two vessels, two companies, with one goal: blasting their billionaire founders into space.

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Jeff Bezos leaves enduring legacy as he steps away as Amazon CEO

84109252Bezos, 57, was set to hand over the job of Amazon chief executive on Monday to Andy Jassy and turn his attention to his private space exploration firm, philanthropy and other endeavors. He will retain a key role, however, as executive chair at the technology and e-commerce colossus he founded 27 years ago.

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An 82-year-old woman trained to be an astronaut sixty years ago. Now she’s going to space with Jeff Bezos

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After a half-century of waiting, Wally Funk — who trained for NASA's Mercury program but was denied the opportunity to go to space — is finally getting her time amongst the stars. She's been selected by the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, to accompany him, his brother, and an as-yet unknown auction winner on a suborbital trip on July 20th.

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Richard Branson: ‘I would love Jeff Bezos to come and see our flight off’

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Richard Branson, the British billionaire and entrepreneur, announced late Thursday that he would attempt to go to space on July 11, just nine days before the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, will make his own spaceflight. But even as he effectively cut ahead of Bezos, Branson dismissed the notion of it being a “race” and went so far as to invite his fellow billionaire to come watch.

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Richard Branson Planning Trip To Space Ahead Of Rival Jeff Bezos

British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space as early as July 11 aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, his company said in a statement.

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Blue Origin Auctions A Rocket Trip To Space With Jeff Bezos

Want to bid for a seat on a spaceship ride with Jeff Bezos? You’ll need to be quick – and you’ll probably need more than $4 million.

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Trip To Space With Jeff Bezos Sells For $28 Million: Blue Origin

An unnamed bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat on board the first crewed spaceflight of Jeff Bezos’ company Blue Origin on July 20, as one of four passengers including the Amazon…

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Jeff Bezos is going to space for 11 minutes. Here’s how risky that is

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Jeff Bezos can have anything. He could circle the globe in a private jet or sail it forever in a fleet of megayachts. He could afford to buy a the whole NFL; he could buy an archipelago for his family and friends; he could buy over 65,000 Bugatti Chirons (base price $2.9 million), even though only 500 are being built. As the world's richest person, the possibilities are endless. But Bezos appears ready to risk it all for an 11-minute ride to space.

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