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Sally Ride honored 35 years after space milestone

The first American woman in space, Sally Ride, is the subject of serious and playful memorials today, 35 years after her historic flight and nearly six years after her death. A U.S. postage stamp bearing Ride’s visage went on sale last month, and … Continue reading

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Blue Origin gets in on NASA’s space resource studies

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is among 10 teams that will share about $10 million in NASA funding to look into techniques for using resources from the moon and Mars. The studies are aimed at advancing technologies … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos: ‘We will have to leave this planet’

LOS ANGELES – Deep thinkers have been saying for generations that we have to get off this rock and head for the stars, but the idea takes on a little more weight when the world’s richest person says it. “We will have to leave this … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos goes all in on moon settlements

LOS ANGELES — Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos says his Blue Origin space venture will work with NASA as well as the European Space Agency to create a settlement on the moon. And even if Blue Origin can’t strike public-private partnerships, Bezos … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos says it’s ‘Day One’ for space industry

“Day One” isn’t just for Amazon anymore: Billionaire Jeff Bezos says that first-day feeling of being fired up about a business venture applies to Blue Origin and the commercial space industry as well. Bezos, the founder of Amazon as well … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos’ focus on space sparks questions

While Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates spends billions of dollars a year on global health, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is spending $1 billion on his Blue Origin space venture — and some folks have a problem with that. The issue is coming to the … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos strikes a fashion pose for Blue Origin

If being Amazon’s CEO ever gets tiresome for Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest human, he could always turn to a career modeling Western wear. Bezos demonstrated that today after the successful test flight of his Blue Origin venture’s New Shepard suborbital … Continue reading

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