Amazon founder setting his sights on space exploration

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Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has built a company that dominates the U.S. e-commerce space and now he’s pushing beyond earthly limitations.

Today, Bezos announced his private space exploration company, Blue Origin, is patterning with NASA to build and launch rockets from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

CCTV’s Mark Niu filed this story.

Amazon founder setting his sights on space exploration

Amazon founder setting his sights on space exploration

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has built a company that dominates the U.S. e-commerce space and now he’s pushing beyond earthly limitations. Today, Bezos announced his private space exploration company, Blue Origin, is patterning with NASA to build and launch rockets from Cape Canaveral, Florida. CCTV’s Mark Niu filed this story.


Astro-journalist Tariq Malik on space ventures

Blue origin is the latest privately funded space venture. Others, such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson have also formed their own ventures. Do these three billionaires expect to make money on these ventures? Or is this just for research?
What is the end goal?
To answer these questions, CCTV’s Phillip Yin spoke to Tariq Malik, an astro-journalist and the Managing Editor of Space.com

Astro-journalist Tariq Malik on space ventures

Astro-journalist Tariq Malik on space ventures

Blue origin is the latest privately funded space venture. Others, such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson have also formed their own ventures. Do these three billionaires expect to make money on these ventures? Or is this just for research? What is the end goal? To answer these questions, CCTV’s Phillip Yin spoke to Tariq Malik, an astro-journalist and the Managing Editor of Space.com

Follow Tariq Malik on Twitter @tariqjmalik.