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.
Amazon magnate Bezos blasts into space on own rocket
The spacecraft peaks at about 106km altitude, allowing the crew members to admire the curvature of the planet, and the inky black of the rest of the universe.
Virgin billionaire first in space in own rocket
The Virgin empire boss had joined the flight to test the customer experience for future space tourists.
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.
Amazon ex-wife splashes out another US$3 billion for charity
After her divorce, she signed the Giving Pledge, promising to give away most of her fortune.
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.
Superyacht sales buoyant as mega-wealthy seek Covid escape at sea
Most megayacht owners do not want or need to go near populations in peril on the land during the pandemic.
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.
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
He says he will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter, handing over the CEO role to Andy Jassy, who heads Amazon Web Services.
Asia’s new richest person got there on water and vaccines
Bloomberg Billionaires Index gives the low down on the Asian billionaires currently leading the high life.
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