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The Amazon CEO posted a video of Blue Origin’s Crew Capsule 2.0 on its first successful test flight. The capsule is similar to the one that paying riders may eventually take into space. It features large windows that are 2.4 feet wide and 3.6 feet tall to give riders an unobstructed view of their surroundings. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spaceflight company successfully launched a dummy named Mannequin Skywalker into space and safely returned it to Earth. It was one short flight for a dummy, but could portend a big leap for humankind. Mannequin Skywalker rode aboard New Shepard, a prototype rocket being developed by Blue Origin. Show More Summary
Congrats, Apple and Google. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is ready to play nice, in a way. Amazon will begin selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices after a two-year ban on the e-commerce giant, CNET reported Thursday. Those products...Show More Summary
Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin performed another test of its New Shepard rocket in West Texas yesterday, this time with an updated, big-windowed crew capsule. On board that capsule? A test dummy dubbed "Mannequin Skywalker". More »
Launching from Blue Origin's West Texas Launch Site yesterday, the test featured the latest version of the firm's reusable New Shepard rocket, its first flight in 14 months.
In what appears to be the new space race, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos recently tweeted a video of the seventh successful launch of the New Shepard rocket capsule. Funded by his private aerospace company Blue Origin, the unmanned Crew Capsule 2.0 blasted into space at the company’s launch site in West Texas. Using a reusable system that […]
Jeffrey P. Bezos' Blue Origin got a step closer to flying tourists to space: On Tuesday, the company launched a life-size dummy it named "Mannequin Skywalker" from its remote Texas facility. The updated booster and crew capsule — which Blue Origin hopes to use to fly its first human tourists to...
Jeff Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, successfully tested a reusable rocket-and-space-capsule system on Tuesday. A spaceflight expert says the test represents "a big step" toward flying paying customers on suborbital flights. Blue...Show More Summary
On December 12, Jeff Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin launched a rocket test out of its base in West Texas. The launch included its Crew Capsule 2.0, which Blue Origin has adorned with giant windows for viewing. Following is a transcript of the video. This is Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Show More Summary
As it prepares to fly tourists to space as soon as next year, Blue Origin closes out 2017 with a successful test flight.
Jeffrey P. Bezos's Blue Origin got a step closer to flying tourists to space Tuesday when it launched a life-size dummy the company named “Mannequin Skywalker” from its remote West Texas facility. The updated booster and crew capsule, which the company hopes to use to fly its first human tourists to space by as […]
Successful launch and return to Earth of re-usable Blue Origin rocket and passenger capsule with huge, panoramic windows was done in secret
“Fun, dynamic, sexy, and indisputably SOPHIE.” – Mr P “A cornerstone of popular music.” – Jeff Bezos, probably “Whip it good!” – Devo SOPHIE ALERT! SOPHIE ALERT! Today, on December 7, 2017, SOPHIE has released “Ponyboy,” the artist’s most massive track yet. Show More Summary
• Many of the wealthiest people on earth are married to people who are very successful in their own right. • The world's top billionaires are married to an award-winning novelist, a pediatrician, and a powerful philanthropist, amongShow More Summary
Steve Case, the cofounder and AOL and the creator of a series of tours called Rise of the Rest that highlight startup activity in places outside of Silicon Valley, has secured $150 million for a new venture capital fund. Also called Rise of the Rest, this fund will invest in startups in these traditionally overlooked […]
by Katie Herzog Jeff Bezos, the $100 billionaire DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES CVS announced Sunday that the pharmacy company will attempt to buy health insurer Aetna for a reported $69 billion. If it seems odd that a drug store will soon...Show More Summary
Almost every successful individual in the modern world would have their inspirations. If it’s not a mentor, it’s a book. Jeff Bezos, the multi-billionaire founder and CEO of Amazon, is no different. He started out small, as an online vendor of books. Show More Summary