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Blue Origin and Airbus back ‘The Moon Race’

A new nonprofit organization is partnering with Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture, Airbus and other heavy-hitters to create a moon-centric prize program known as “The Moon Race.” The contest’s goal is to boost technologies that could contribute to sustainable lunar exploration. A … Continue reading

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Blue Origin’s rocket engine wins ULA’s backing

After years of development and months of suspense, Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture has won a high-stakes race to provide United Launch Alliance with its BE-4 rocket engine. First word of the win came unofficially in a Wall Street Journal report, and … Continue reading

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High-flying management tips from Jeff Bezos

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos spoke today at the Air Force Association’s 2018 Air, Space and Cyber Conference, his head wasn’t just up in the clouds. To be sure, he devoted a lot of attention to his Blue Origin space … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos sells Air Force on rockets and the cloud

Billionaire Jeff Bezos made a subtle sales pitch for Amazon Web Services as well as the New Glenn rockets being built by his Blue Origin space venture today during a wide-ranging fireside chat at the Air Force Association’s annual conference. … Continue reading

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Analyst sees Jeff Bezos as ’emerging force’ in space

The news of the day is all about Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ philanthropic efforts, but on the business side of things, an influential financial analyst argues that the world’s richest man is an “emerging force” with the financial muscle to advance … Continue reading

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Blue Origin’s timeline for flying people slips

Blue Origin CEO Bob Smith today signaled that the Kent, Wash.-based space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos is aiming to start flying people on suborbital space trips “early next year,” rather than later this year as previously envisioned. Get the … Continue reading

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Artist uses spaceship to launch double entendre

It’s hard to top the risque rocket scene in “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,” but Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket has also spawned its share of comparisons to the male anatomy. The latest double entendre paying tribute to Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ … Continue reading

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