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Here’s how to watch Jeff Bezos blast off into space on Tuesday

July 19th, 2021

“It feels good to be in the flight suit,” Amazon founder Jeff Bezos declares, after having zipped himself into his sleek blue getup. The moment is captured in a new Instagram post on Bezos’ official account Monday, one day ahead of his trip to the edge of space Tuesday, July 20. That trip will come …

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How to watch Amazon founder Jeff Bezos fly to space next week

July 12th, 2021

Next week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is planning to fulfill a childhood ambition, one made possible by virtue of his status as one of the richest men in the world. Bezos, who stepped down as Amazon’s CEO in recent days exactly 27 years after founding the e-commerce giant, also leads his own private space company, …

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Blue Origin is going to add fake gravity to its spacecraft

March 12th, 2021

Here on the surface of Earth our options to alter gravity are limited. Well, not even “limited,” really, they’re pretty much nonexistent. In space, things change a bit, and we know the basic principles of generating artificial gravity (you have to spin something big and then stand on the inside of it, basically), but there …

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Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are going to help NASA get to the Moon

April 30th, 2020

NASA selected SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to develop lunar landing systems that will allow astronauts to travel to the Moon as part of the Artemis program. The companies will have until early 2021 to develop their systems before NASA evaluates them for their readiness. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. NASA wants to get …