Yet another billionaire entrepreneur is set to ride into space, strapped inside the capsule of a SpaceX rocket ship.
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Amazon.com has told US regulators that Elon Musk does not believe government regulations apply to the billionaire who heads Tesla and SpaceX as the companies spar over rival satellite-based Internet plans.
It sounds implausible: a technology that could unleash nearly unlimited clean energy. Yet sustainable nuclear fusion, long hypothesised, took a step closer to reality this month.
Sitting back and hoping that things go well is probably not a reasonable strategy, safety experts have warned following the space adventures of billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos.
Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, on Tuesday is set to blast off aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard launch vehicle for a suborbital flight as part of a history-making crew. Watch the launch live-stream video here.
Billionaire US businessman Jeff Bezos and his three crewmates were engaged in a crash course of training on Sunday in preparation for his company Blue Origin’s inaugural flight to the edge of space planned for Tuesday.
Watch British billionaire Richard Branson climb into his Virgin Galactic passenger rocket plane and soar more than 80km above the New Mexico desert in the vehicle’s first fully crewed test flight to the edge of space.
In the next 10 days, two of the Earth’s wealthiest individuals will attempt to fly into space, starting with Richard Branson this Sunday and Jeff Bezos on 20 July. This rivalry remains pretty unique. And it’s not without risk.
Three billionaire entrepreneurs, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, are competing to usher in a new era of commercial space tourism.
Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has a net worth of more than $100-billion, making him the ninth person in the world to reach that lofty plateau.