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New Shepard hits new heights in test spaceflight

As Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos watched, his Blue Origin space venture sent its reusable New Shepard spaceship to its highest-ever altitude today during a successful test of a rocket motor that’s meant to be used only in emergencies. The climax … Continue reading

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How a dinnertime email saved ‘The Expanse’

The head of Amazon Studios confirms that the plan to announce the rescue of “The Expanse” was cooked up while Amazon’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, was sitting at a dinner table just a few feet away from the cast of the fan-favorite … 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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Amazon and Jeff Bezos save ‘Expanse’ sci-fi TV saga

LOS ANGELES — I wanted to start out talking with Jeff Bezos tonight about his vision for settling outer space, but the billionaire founder of Amazon and Blue Origin had other plans. When I asked my first question at a fireside … 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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