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Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO and SCI-FI novelist, Neal Stephenson paid a visit to the NASA…

from wired.com

Why did the founder of Amazon.com and a famous cyberpunk novelist ask for a tour of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab last February? Jeff Bezos and Neal Stephenson weren’t saying. But the Caltech rocket scientists who run JPL hoped that the visit by the billionaire bookseller and his star author, both known space buffs, would be followed up by a major donation – perhaps even enough to pay for the next generation of space telescopes. They rolled out the red carpet for Bezos and Stephenson, briefed them on new projects, and treated both to an elegant sit-down meal.

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from newsweek:

What is blue origin? The name adorns a blue awning outside a 53,000-square-foot, one-story warehouse on a desolate side street along Seattle’s Duwamish Waterway. SUVs and motorcycles are lined up out front seven days a week, often late into the night. There’s no record of the company in the city’s phone books, and its workers will tell their neighbors only that the firm pursues scientific research. But the databases of the state of Washington offer more tantalizing clues. They reveal that Blue Origin is actually a space- research company and that the business was registered in 2000 from an office in Seattle’s old Pacific Medical Center, a building that since 1998 has been occupied by the world’s largest Internet retailer, Amazon.com.

In other words, Jeff Bezos is getting into the space business.

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One Response to “blue origin”

  1. Raymon Cooley Says:

    i have so work i did on a space craft that i am working on. im in a small town so i dont know were to go with it. can some one conect me to someone how can help me. Amichur Siantist Raymon Coole.