Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge gestures during a visit to meet emergency responders and members of the public who had received their life-saving support, at the Dockhead Fire Station, London on September 9, 2021, on the occasion of Emergency Services Day (999 Day). Dominic Lipinski / POOL / AFP

UK’s Prince William says great minds should focus on saving Earth not space travel

Britain’s Prince William has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the billionaires embroiled in a space tourism race, saying the world’s greatest brains should instead be focused on solving the…

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This still image taken from video by Blue Origin shows Jeff Bezos (R) celebrating after exiting Blue Origin’s reusable New Shepard craft capsule returned from space, safely landing on July 20, 2021, in Van Horn, Texas. – Blue Origin’s first crewed mission is an 11-minute flight from west Texas to an altitude of 65 miles (106kms), and back again, to coincide with the 52nd anniversary of the first Moon landing. (Photo by Handout / BLUE ORIGIN / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / Blue Origin” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Bezos offers NASA a $2 billion discount for Blue Origin Moon lander

Washington (AFP) – Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos wrote an open letter to NASA on Monday offering a $2 billion discount to allow his company to build a Moon lander. The…

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Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, lifts off on inaugural space voyage

VAN HORN, Texas (Reuters) – Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and three crewmates blasted off from the West Texas desert on Tuesday aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard launch vehicle for a suborbital flight – another…

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 19, 2018 Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD. – Jeff Bezos sets his sights on a new frontier in space in the coming days after building a gargantuan business empire which has in many ways conquered the Earth. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)

Amazon magnate Bezos ready to ride his own rocket to space

Washington (AFP) – The wealthiest man on the planet Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket to outer space on Tuesday, a key moment for a fledgling industry seeking to make the…

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This combination of file pictures created on July 1, 2021 shows Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos (L) speaking on October 22, 2019 after receiving the 2019 International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Excellence in Industry Award during the the 70th International Astronautical Congress at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson speaking at an event to unveil the first commercial space wear in Yonkers, New York, on October 16, 2019. – British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space as early as July 11 aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, his company said in a statement on July 1, 2021. If the schedule holds, Branson would make it to the cosmos before rival billionaire Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder who said he would travel to space aboard a spacecraft belonging to his company Blue Origin on July 20. (Photos by MANDEL NGAN and Don EMMERT / AFP)

Richard Branson planning trip to space ahead of rival Bezos

Washington, United States (AFP) – British billionaire Richard Branson one-upped his  rival Jeff Bezos on Thursday, announcing  that he too will travel to space — as many as nine days ahead of the…

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FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Bezos will be among the people on Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. The company said in a post Monday, June 7, 2021, that Bezos will be joined on the New Shepard flight by his brother Mark and the winner of an online auction. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Bezos plans to go to space aboard Blue Origin flight in July

Jeff Bezos will be aboard for Blue Origin’s first human space flight next month. In an Instagram post on Monday, Bezos said he, his brother, and the winner of an…

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