Watch Jeff Bezos’ big pitch for establishing a human presence in space
Saturday, 11 May 2019 This past week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos laid out his vision for the future of humanity’s presence in space. The richest man on the planet (on paper, at least) spent about an hour talking about how and why he believes we should someday develop massive free-floating space structures that can house millions of people off-world. And then he made the case for how his company Blue Origin will build the infrastructure required to make those big dreams come true.
That all starts with the rockets Blue Origin is building, but it also now includes Blue Moon, the lunar lander Bezos unveiled on Thursday. Blue Moon is what his company will use to someday deliver science equipment and humans to the surface of the Moon. It can soft land between 3.6...
Business Insider reports Jeff Bezos has unveiled a lunar-landing vehicle created by his rocket company Blue Origin.
The lander, called "Blue Moon," is designed to deliver a variety of payloads to the moon's surface.
The company says it has a goal of creating a "sustained human presence" on the...
Beginning as early as next year, NASA plans to make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. While the news may sound exciting, the cost to visit is far..