Skip to comments.Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say
Posted on 05/09/2019 11:43:56 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, the founder of rocket company Blue Origin, will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. governments renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years, people familiar with the matter said.
Bezos, the worlds richest man and also chief executive and founder of Amazon.com, is scheduled to host a rare media event at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT) in Washington to provide an update on our progress and share our vision of going to space to benefit Earth, Blue Origin said in an advisory.
Blue Origin spokeswoman Caitlin Dietrich did not respond to requests for comment.
Privately held Blue Origin, based in Kent, Washington, has been tight-lipped about its lunar strategy. But people familiar with the companys plans, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Bezos is expected to lay out details on lunar missions and a lunar lander spacecraft that the company is developing. Blue has also discussed a human outpost on the moon.
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ALEXA——beam me up!
I thought Alice already went to the moon...
Trying to find a jurisdiction where he won’t have to give half his billions to his soon-to-be-ex wife.
Bezos moons America.
there's nobody to deliver to!! What a maroon... &^)
Hes going to buy presents for the moon?
I didnt know it was the moons birthday.
Now I have to go back downtown and buy the moon a present.
Hmmmmmm.....what should I get?.....
Maybe a gift card from Cabellas.....
I’m convinced this nasty evil bastard will help the antichrist come into power!!! TOTALLY!! Nothing said can convince me otherwise! THIS GUY IS PURE EVIL!!
Paraphrasing Barbara Bush, I think hed be very happy on the moon. And I hope hell stay there.
If you have amazon prime, you get free shipping to the moon.
Thats where it really pays off.
Blue Origin has been at this for a while:
What are you talking about?
But I got my vacuum cleaner in a day.
No thanks - no food, no water, no beaches, no mountains, no golf courses. Life would be very, very boring. However, one might be finally able to dunk a basketball!
That's nice. Perfect candidate for pork barrels to nowhere. Instead of orbiting something, and in spite of a head start of years, all he's got is a methane-powered trampoline. Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
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