Monday, October 25, 2021

Jeff Bezos

Here is a look at Amazon’s first job posting

Hyderabad: American tech giant Amazon was started by Jeff Bezos out of the garage of his house in 1994 as an online marketplace to...

Elon Musk wants to gift statue of digit ‘2’ to runner-up Jeff Bezos

Hyderabad: American entrepreneur Elon Musk has once again reclaimed the title of the world’s richest man. ‘Forbes’ magazine said that Musk has made new...

Want to experience zero gravity without going to space?

The passenger would feel weightless for 20 to 30 seconds until the plane descends back to 24,000 feet.

Bezos sues NASA over awarding Moon lander contract to Musk

The US space agency was expected to pick two lunar lander prototypes (including one of Blue Origin's) but funding cut from US Congress led the agency to select SpaceX over Blue Origin

A comparison between Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson’s space missions

We bring to you a comparison of their crews and other details about both the successful missions.

Jeff Bezos just can’t wait to fly!

Bezos and his brother, Mark Bezos, plan to fly on the much-anticipated first human flight of the New Shepard spacecraft

An explainer on Space Tourism

Read here about space tourism and the firms involved in the commercial activity…

Here’s why Sundar Pichai is jealous of Jeff Bezos

Bezos is expected to fly approximately 328,000 feet (about 100 kilometres) to the Kármán Line on New Shepard on the day that marks NASA’s Apollo moon landing anniversary.

Branson-Bezos space tourism rivalry gets nastier before flight

While billionaire Branson is set to fly to space aboard his Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceplane on July 11, Amazon Founder Bezos is expected to take off in his own space tourism rocket on July 20.

Virgin Galactic’s next spaceflight has a Telugu wing

With this, Sirisha, currently the Vice President, Government Affairs at Virgin Galactic, will be the second Indian-born woman to reach space after Kalpana Chawla.

82-year-old trailblazing woman pilot to go to space with Jeff Bezos

Wally Funk, who is one of the 13 women who passed NASA’s astronaut training program in the 1960s, will be aboard the July 20 launch from West Texas, flying in the capsule as an “honored guest.”

Blue Origin auctions first ride on space tourism rocket for $28 million

A single seat aboard the New Shepard crew capsule, dubbed the RSS First Step Crew Capsule, went up for auction earlier this month, starting with a sealed bidding round that drew "more than 5,200 bidders from 136 countries".

Andy Jassy to become Amazon CEO on July 5: Jeff Bezos

Jassy has led AWS since it was founded in 2003 and was named the CEO of the Cloud arm in 2016.

NASA suspends $2.9 billion SpaceX lunar lander project amid protests

Blue Origin had filed a protest with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) against NASA for awarding $2.9 billion contract to SpaceX for landing astronauts on the Moon by 2024.

Bezos’ Blue Origin slams NASA for giving Musk a $2.9B contract

The US space agency was expected to pick two lunar lander prototypes (including one of Blue Origin's) but funding cut from US Congress led the agency to select SpaceX over Blue Origin.

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