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Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time
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Blue Origin plans to launch private space station for commerce and research, can house 10 people at one time

According to a fact sheet released by Blue Origin, Orbital Reef will fly at an altitude of 500 kilometers (310 miles), slightly above the ISS, with inhabitants experiencing 32 sunrises and sunsets a day.

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'
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Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'

William voiced his disapproval a day after William Shatner became the oldest man to fly to space in a rocket built by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

William Shatner, Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, blasts into space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos
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William Shatner, Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, blasts into space on rocket built by Jeff Bezos

Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record — set by a passenger on a similar jaunt on a Bezos spaceship in July — by eight years

William Shatner will be the oldest astronaut to go to space at 90: How space tourism can affect older people
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William Shatner will be the oldest astronaut to go to space at 90: How space tourism can affect older people

At high g-forces, blood can be pulled away from the head which can starve the brain of oxygen and lead to visual changes including tunnel vision, loss of colour or complete loss of vision.

Blue Origin to launch actor William Shatner, three others today at 7.30 pm IST: How to watch it live
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Blue Origin to launch actor William Shatner, three others today at 7.30 pm IST: How to watch it live

New Shepard launches to an altitude of roughly 101 km, a widely recognized marker of where space begins and known as the Kármán line and the full mission lasts about 10 minutes.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to launch its second space flight on 12 October with Capitan Kirk onboard
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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to launch its second space flight on 12 October with Capitan Kirk onboard

While Blue Origin did reveale the names of two members of the four-person crew it did not confirm whether William Shatner would be on the flight.

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.

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.

In Brad Stone's book Amazon Unbound, critical perspectives on the transformation of Amazon, and Jeff Bezos
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In Brad Stone's book Amazon Unbound, critical perspectives on the transformation of Amazon, and Jeff Bezos

Brad Stone’s Amazon Unbound is not just a sequel to The Everything Store which he wrote in 2013, but also a thorough look at just how Bezos was able to keep the innovation engine as well as the cash coffers at Amazon on an ascending curve.