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Jeff Bezos plans to get millions of people to space — and he’s selling $1 billion a year of Amazon stock to do it

Jeff Bezos wants to see the space industry expand to the scale of today’s internet industry, creating a “completely new world.” And he’s spending quite a bit to make it…

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Jeff Bezos takes this massive robot for a ride

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrated this insane-looking, 13-foot-tall mechanical robot at the second annual MARS (Machine-Learning Automation, Robotics & Space Exploration) conference. The robot, called Method-2, is a product of…

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Jeff Bezos' space company successfully re-flies, lands rocket

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully launched & landed a suborbital rocket for a second time, a…

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SpaceX narrowly missed Falcon 9 rocket landing, video shows

By Irene Klotz MIAMI – The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that exploded into a fiery ball just after landing at sea off California on Sunday had descended with pinpoint accuracy…

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Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully landed a suborbital rocket back at its launch site, a key step…

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Boeing opens commercial spaceship plant in Florida

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Boeing Co took the wraps off an assembly plant on Friday for its first line of commercial spaceships, which NASA plans to…

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Florida county sweetens bid for Jeff Bezos' rocket company

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, won another round of incentives on Tuesday to build & fly rockets near NASA's Kennedy…

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Boeing Gets $6.6 Million More for XS-1 Military Space Plane

Boeing has gotten another $6.6 million to continue developing its concept for the United States military's XS-1 robotic space plane. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Boeing the…

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company test-flies suborbital spaceship

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon.com chief Jeff Bezos, launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, the first in…

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to begin suborbital test flights this year

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A space company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship & expects…

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