Half a billion dollars spent by Bezos in space


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The competition heats up: It is now estimated that Jeff Bezos has invested approximately half a billion dollars in his space start up Blue Origin.

He won’t go broke, however, since it is also estimated that his net worth is about $27 billion.

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2 comments

  • wodun

    That is a sizable chunk of money. Hopefully, it means we are close to seeing them doing something the public can watch.

  • Robert Clark

    For that much they should at least have gotten suborbital by now. SpaceX got the fully orbital Falcon 9 at only $300 million.
    Bezos needs a better business manager at his space program.

    Bob Clark

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