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Wally Funk was the only endearing thing about Jeff Bezos's spaceflight

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Left to right: Oliver Daemen, Matt Bezos, Jeff Bezos, and Wally Funk at a ceremony after their spaceflight, July 20, 2021.
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Jeff Bezos rocketed to the edge of space on Tuesday with two other rich guys .
Bezos said Amazon workers and customers " paid for all of this ," rekindling criticism of its labor practices .
Wally Funk , the 82-year-old aviator who flew alongside the three men, was the flight's saving grace.
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When Jeff Bezos blasted off to the edge of space on Tuesday, it was a huge achievement for Blue Origin. But it...
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Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk both want to colonize space. Here are the 6 biggest problems with their plans, from thinning bones to toxic plants on Mars

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos both have grand plans to colonize space.
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The space race between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk is heating up.
Both billionaires have grand - but very different - plans to colonize space.
Three experts told Insider about the scientific, medical, and ethical challenges facing space colonies.
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We are currently in the middle of a new space race, except this time it's not between conflicting nation-states - it's battling tech billionaires. Amazon founder and the richest human being alive, Jeff Bezos...
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