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US astronauts become the first to fly to orbit and return in commercial crew capsule by SpaceX
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US astronauts become the first to fly to orbit and return in commercial crew capsule by SpaceX

The successful trip opens doors to more people flying to space, what with companies announcing plans to use Crew Dragons to send wealthy tourists to orbit.

NASA contracts private companies — SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics — to develop Artemis' lunar lander
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NASA contracts private companies — SpaceX, Blue Origin, Dynetics — to develop Artemis' lunar lander

The three companies will develop, build and fly the landers and the contract for the initial 10-month period is $967 million.

SpaceX wants to launch four tourists into super high orbit by the end of 2021 using Crew Dragon
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SpaceX wants to launch four tourists into super high orbit by the end of 2021 using Crew Dragon

NASA has softened its stance on space tourist, opening ISS' doors to paying customers once commercial crew flights begin

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund
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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund

He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.

Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row
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Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard rocket for the sixth time in a row

The company plans has a few more spaceflights before they begin putting people on board.

Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract
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Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract

NASA had asked 11 companies to carry out studies, produce prototypes of human landers for the Artemis program.

Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II
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Space Week 2019: A year for tech demonstrations, space oddities, commitments to explore the Moon; Part II

We’re bound to see some very exciting things happening on the moon soon – particularly if plans laid out by billionaires space entrepreneurs pan out.

Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 bn; move aims at funding billionaire entrepreneur’s rocket firm Blue Origin
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Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock worth $2.8 bn; move aims at funding billionaire entrepreneur’s rocket firm Blue Origin

Bezos' former wife, Mackenzie Bezos, who currently owns Amazon stake worth more than $37 billion, is now the online retailer's second-largest individual shareholder.

Virgin Galactic to merge with US investment firm and become a publicly-traded space tourism venture
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Virgin Galactic to merge with US investment firm and become a publicly-traded space tourism venture

Virgin Galactic is up against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX.

To the Moon & back: Future missions planned by various countries to our natural satellite
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To the Moon & back: Future missions planned by various countries to our natural satellite

Even with all the progress we've made in space exploration, something's always taking us back to our natural satellite.

NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit
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NASA is looking into ways for space tourism to be a reality in lower Earth orbit

NASA wants the International Space Station to be used for commercial purposes as well as for research.

Jeff Bezos's vision for humanity involves hydrogen-powered rockets and rotating habitats
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Jeff Bezos's vision for humanity involves hydrogen-powered rockets and rotating habitats

The first of Blue Origin's tech in Bezos's multi-generational plan to ease humanity into space could be tested this year.

Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander mockup that will take astronauts to moon in 2024
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Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander mockup that will take astronauts to moon in 2024

His vision is shared by Elon Musk's SpaceX and aerospace incumbents like United Launch Alliance.

Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet
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Project Kuiper: Amazon's plans for a 3,236-satellite network for high-speed internet

Amazon, too, will join many other big & small names in the race to provide global access to internet.

Jeff Bezos' most expensive divorce settlement; retains voting power in Amazon, ex-wife surrenders 75% of couple's shares
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Jeff Bezos' most expensive divorce settlement; retains voting power in Amazon, ex-wife surrenders 75% of couple's shares

Jeff Bezos re-tweeted MacKenzie’s statement and added in a separate post that he was grateful “for her support and for her kindness in this process.”

China's OneSpace rocket startup fails to put satellite into orbit - state media
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China's OneSpace rocket startup fails to put satellite into orbit - state media

The OneSpace rocket was carrying the Lingque-1B earth-observing satellite made by Beijing's ZeroG Lab.

Blue Origin signs deal with Telesat, will launch new internet satellites into space
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Blue Origin signs deal with Telesat, will launch new internet satellites into space

Telesat takes Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket to launch its satellites, aims to provide speedy internet access to govts

Blue Origin set to launch tenth unmanned test of New Shepard rocket 23 January
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Blue Origin set to launch tenth unmanned test of New Shepard rocket 23 January

The rocket is designed to carry up to 6 people on a journey lasting 11 minutes start to finish.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, wife MacKenzie announce plan to divorce after 25 years of marriage
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, wife MacKenzie announce plan to divorce after 25 years of marriage

MacKenzie Bezos met her husband when interviewing for a job at a New York hedge fund, according to a 2013 profile in Vogue.

Five back-to-back satellite launches starting today close 2018's rocket roster
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Five back-to-back satellite launches starting today close 2018's rocket roster

Satellite launches by SpaceX, Arianespace, United Launch Alliance and ISRO all are on the cards.