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Here are the eight space tourism options that will give you a taste for the unknown
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Here are the eight space tourism options that will give you a taste for the unknown

Elon Musk's SpaceX has four private space tours - Inspiration4, AX-1, space adventure and dearMoon - lined up with various private players travelling to the moon or orbiting the earth.

NASA to test out new tech on Blue Origin’s latest New Shepard launch
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NASA to test out new tech on Blue Origin’s latest New Shepard launch

Blue Origin’s mission comes on the heels of its growing feud with NASA with the company filing a lawsuit against the agency over the Artemis 3 mission.

Blue Origin sues NASA over decision to award Artemis moon lander contract to SpaceX
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Blue Origin sues NASA over decision to award Artemis moon lander contract to SpaceX

The bidders said that the evaluation process was unfair and that NASA should award more than one contract when SpaceX won the human landing system contract worth $2.9 billion.

NASA didn't violate regulations by awarding moon lander contract to SpaceX: US watchdog
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NASA didn't violate regulations by awarding moon lander contract to SpaceX: US watchdog

The finding is a blow in particular to Blue Origin, which was seen as the second strongest bid.

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion discount to secure Artemis moon lander contract
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Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion discount to secure Artemis moon lander contract

The human landing system contract is worth $2.9 billion and Bezos said "this offer is not a deferral, but is an outright permanent waiver."

Dream of becoming a space tourist? Here's how you can make it happen
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Dream of becoming a space tourist? Here's how you can make it happen

First tickets sold by Virgin Galactic were sold for $200,000 to $250,000 each, but the cost for future sales will go up.

Twitter and Instagram reacts to Jeff Bezos' spaceflight with hilarious memes
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Twitter and Instagram reacts to Jeff Bezos' spaceflight with hilarious memes

On Tuesday, Earth's wealthiest person Jeff Bezos and a crew of three others blasted off and spent a mere three minutes in space.

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to break down just how rich is Jeff Bezos
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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to break down just how rich is Jeff Bezos

Tyson had also said that neither Branson nor Bezos actually went to space since it was just a suborbital flight.

Amazonification of space has begun with private players making space travel accessible
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Amazonification of space has begun with private players making space travel accessible

The people who sold you the internet will now sell you the moon and the stars.

Jeff Bezos' remarks thanking Amazon employees for funding space trip spark backlash
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Jeff Bezos' remarks thanking Amazon employees for funding space trip spark backlash

The Amazon founder has faced increasing activism within his own workforce and stepped up pressure from critics to improve working conditions

Best day ever, says Jeff Bezos after Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight returns safely to Earth
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Best day ever, says Jeff Bezos after Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight returns safely to Earth

Named after America’s first astronaut, Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket soared from remote West Texas on the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight with Jeff Bezos and crew takes off; everything you need to know
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Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight with Jeff Bezos and crew takes off; everything you need to know

The all-civilian crew will include Bezos, his brother Mark; female pilot that NASA rejected for its astronaut program, Mary Wallace 'Wally' Funk and high school graduate Oliver Daemen.

Oliver Daemen is the youngest person to fly to space in Blue Origin spacecraft
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Oliver Daemen is the youngest person to fly to space in Blue Origin spacecraft

Daemen is not the anonymous bidder who paid $28 million for a ticket in an online auction as they will fly on a future mission due to a scheduling conflict.

Jeff Bezos announces 82-year-old female pilot Wally Funk will launch into space with him
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Jeff Bezos announces 82-year-old female pilot Wally Funk will launch into space with him

She will accompany Bezos, his brother and an auction winner will be the first people to fly in a Blue Origin rocket and capsule.

Jeff Bezos and crew will launch on Blue Origin spacecraft on 20 July: How to watch live
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Jeff Bezos and crew will launch on Blue Origin spacecraft on 20 July: How to watch live

While the live stream will begin 90 minutes before the launch, the spacecraft will launch at 6:30 pm IST.

An aerospace engineer explains what is a suborbital flight and why they matter
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An aerospace engineer explains what is a suborbital flight and why they matter

Conceptually, the flights that Branson and Bezos will be on are not terribly different from a baseball thrown into the air.

GET, SET, SPACE: IN BRANSON VS BEZOS, WHO’S GOT THE BETTER PLAN AND SUPERIOR VEHICLE?
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GET, SET, SPACE: IN BRANSON VS BEZOS, WHO’S GOT THE BETTER PLAN AND SUPERIOR VEHICLE?

While Branson will travel as part of a six-person crew onboard the SpaceShipTwo spaceplane, Bezos will be a part of a four-person crew in the New Shepard rocket.

'Dream of a lifetime': 70-yr-old Virgin Galactic owner Richard Branson set to fly into space
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'Dream of a lifetime': 70-yr-old Virgin Galactic owner Richard Branson set to fly into space

When is the launch? How far is he going? Is it safe? What’s all the fuss? Here are the answers to those questions

Explained: How billionaires Bezos and Branson are competing in race to the edge of space
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Explained: How billionaires Bezos and Branson are competing in race to the edge of space

Amazon founder Bezos was the first to announce his mission, set for 20 July, but Virgin boss Branson has decided to pip him to the trip with his own now lined up for 11 July

Richard Branson will be launching into space along with Virgin Galactic crew on 11 July test flight
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Richard Branson will be launching into space along with Virgin Galactic crew on 11 July test flight

He founded Virgin Galactic in 2004 to provide short space tourist flights to the edge of space and has said he will be a passenger on the first commercial flight.