Winning bid for a seat on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spacecraft goes for $28 million
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later this year.Bidding on Saturday opened at $4.8 million and quickly shot up to $28 million. Blue Origin opened the auction for a seat on the inaugural crewed New Shepard flight on May 5 and more than 7,000 people from 159 countries registered, the company said on Saturday. Some of those bidders will be contacted about taking a seat on future space flights, the company said.
Themoney raised from the auction will go towards Blue Origin's foundation, Club for the Future, which the company says will contribute towards the development of life in space and inspire future generations to pursue careers in science.In order to qualify for the"Astronaut Experience," participants must meet a series of requirements set forth by Blue Origin, including the ability to deal with heights, walk on uneven surfaces, and handle up to three times the individual's weight. The participant will fill out a long series of waivers, as well as complete a special Blue Origin training program.
Bezos and the rest of the crew will float around the cabin of the spacecraft for just three minutes before strapping in again for the descent back to the ground.Blue Origin, founded in 2000, plans to use this launch system to carry tourists up to the edge of space. New Shepard's goal is simple: Give paying customers the ride of their lives. Passengers will get a few minutes of stunning views out of the largest windows of any spaceship in the world. headtopics.comRead more: Business Insider »
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They're paying to get a word and pitch a business proposition Now all men want equality. Will his girlfriend Sanchez get a 28M worth of free ticket to the space? I have a message for Jeff Bezos. I wish you luck and have a safe flight to the space and hopefully you will come back in one piece not many pieces.
Whoever wrote this article, If I had the ticket, I'd give to you without hesitation. I do not want to die young. SpaceX exploded not from distance memory ago. Jeff just said he’s coming aboard to get that bid price up. He’s gonna say “ooh I’m sick sorry I can’t come” the day before launch 😂 Smh what a dumbass, could've just built a rocket themself instead of spending 28 MILLION DOLLARS on a single seat
You just know this guy will try to sell you the moon, even when it isn't his to sell.
Jeff Bezos and Other Space Tourists Fly at Their Own RiskNext month, Jeff Bezos plans to join the small band of tourists who have flown in space. For now, they aren't protected by the federal safety rules that govern commercial air travel. Full video of the live debate on IndiaToday , with host rahulkanwal , 10 Jun, 2021 China Designed Covid-19: Will Beijing Come Clean On Origin Of Coronavirus? | Newstrack YanLiMeng UnrestrictedBioweapon 闫丽梦 DrLiMengYAN1 TheOriginOfCOVID19 Am sure thousands of Amazon workers wish him a safe return 😇 Shut_downAmazon
Richard Branson Planning to Beat Jeff Bezos to SpaceRichard Branson is out to prove he's the billionaire king of space travel, working with his team to beat Amazon's Jeff Bezos in busting out of Earth's atmosphere ... according to a new report. The air traffic control guy in charge . IfYouKnowYouKnow JeffBezos richardbranson please, i'm begging you two, cut as many corners safety-wise in order to beat the other guy please please please
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Rips Jeff Bezos for Trip to SpaceSen. Elizabeth Warren rips Jeff Bezos over his upcoming trip to space. Shut up karen warren Bravo, Ms. Warren, you speak for the majority of thinking adults. WTF, Bezos? If Biden took a trip to space, she wouldn’t be complaining about it!
Elizabeth Warren suggests Jeff Bezos is going to space at taxpayers’ expense: ‘He’s laughing at every person in America who actually paid taxes’'Jeff Bezos’s trip to outer space is being financed by all the rest of the U.S. taxpayers who paid their taxes so that Jeff Bezos didn’t have to,' Warren says. NakedShorts You know that disruption is incoming when Governments start attacking Big Corporations (i.e. you scratch my back and I will scratch your back) Seriously? Its not like he couldn’t afford to build his own spaceship, staff it, and get prime delivery while in orbit.
Apple Subpoenas From DOJ Prompt Internal Review, Calls for William Barr, Jeff Sessions to TestifyThe Justice Department’s internal watchdog and Senate Democrats both vowed to investigate the Trump administration’s secret seizure of communication records of people associated with the House Intelligence Committee Because there is nothing else going on. Why have used a picture of Apple corporate park instead of the pictures of the people who abused their power presidential and otherwise to request the records? Trump weaponized the DOJ to make it a sleazy backroom mirror of his life style.
Senate Leaders Demand Bill Barr, Jeff Sessions Testify About 'Shocking' Trump Data SeizureThe former attorneys general are subject to a subpoena if they refuse. At first glance, I thought this was a picture of Elton John.🤣😂 Get their asses in front of Congress pronto! Yeah? and so what? If there is no punishment then this is useless