Bezos in Space

by on January 4, 2007 · 6 comments

Cool! Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has announced the first test flight of a series that he hopes will culminate in a vehicle capable of taking astronauts into space:

Despite the inflationary effects of NASA subsidies, it seems that the cost of private space travel are beginning to drop to the level where it’s in the reach of private individuals.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14019452 Steve R.

    Thank you for the great update. My appologies for overlooking Branson’s Virgin Galactic efforts in the previous post. The efforts of Branson, Bezos, and Rutan represent what I would like to see in corporate leadership from a free market system.

  • http://www2.blogger.com/profile/14380731108416527657 Steve R.

    Thank you for the great update. My appologies for overlooking Branson’s Virgin Galactic efforts in the previous post. The efforts of Branson, Bezos, and Rutan represent what I would like to see in corporate leadership from a free market system.

  • http://mcgath.blogspot.com Gary McGath

    I want to see Bezos sponsor a lunar voyage with a female commander, and make a movie of it: Amazon Women on the Moon! (Hey, it’s over a year since I last used that joke.)

  • http://mcgath.blogspot.com Gary McGath

    I want to see Bezos sponsor a lunar voyage with a female commander, and make a movie of it: Amazon Women on the Moon! (Hey, it’s over a year since I last used that joke.)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14019452 Steve R.

    New York Times Article: “A Secretive Aerospace Company Sheds a Bit of Light on Its Rocket Program”, Jamuary 9, 2007 by By JOHN SCHWARTZ.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/09/science/space/09rock.html

    Blue Origin Web site: http://www.blueorigin.com

  • http://www2.blogger.com/profile/14380731108416527657 Steve R.

    New York Times Article: “A Secretive Aerospace Company Sheds a Bit of Light on Its Rocket Program”, Jamuary 9, 2007 by By JOHN SCHWARTZ.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/09/science/space

    Blue Origin Web site: http://www.blueorigin.com

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