Who’s an astronaut? Not billionaire blast-offs Bezos or Branson, says regulator
With crowds of gawkers heading to space in the future, the FAA has changed the definition of astronaut.
There are solid engineering reasons why Bezos’ rocket design caused giggles
As suggestive as the rocket appears, the reasons for the design actually are, engineers say, rocket science.
Woman, 82, to join billionaire Bezos’ first passenger space flight
She underwent astronaut training in the 1960s but never made it into space.
Thousands sign petitions to stop Amazon billionaire boss from returning to Earth
Bezos will lift off on July 20 in his rocket New Shepard's first manned flight into space.
Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for US$28 million
The Bezos brothers will be joined by the mystery winner of Saturday's charity auction, and by a fourth, as yet unnamed space tourist.
Amazon billionaire Bezos headed for space on his own rocket
His space company is also auctioning off a seat for someone to join the inaugural crewed flight.
Amazon boss auctioning space sightseeing seat blasting off in July
The company is not discussing future ticket prices but once fully operational, the company could expect to charge perhaps US$200,000 per seat.