Jeff Bezos

Tom Hanks says he rejected Jeff Bezos's offer to go to space

Hanks was asked on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' about the rumours that Bezos offered to fly him to space before William Shatner, to which he answered in affirmative, according to reports.

published on : 4th November 2021

William Shatner, Star Trek's "Capt. Kirk", becomes the oldest person to travel to space

Jeff Bezos is a huge "Star Trek" fan — the Amazon founder had a cameo as an alien in one of the later movies — and William Shatner rode free as his invited guest.

published on : 14th October 2021

Workers at Jeff Bezos' rocket company 'Blue Origin' allege sexism, safety risks

The employees, led by former head of Blue Origin employee communications Alexandra Abrams, state that 'numerous senior leaders have been known to be consistently inappropriate with women.'

published on : 1st October 2021

Blue Origin capsule carrying Jeff Bezos, crewmates touches down after breaching space boundary

The spaceship floated down on three giant parachutes before firing a retro thruster, sending up a cloud of sand as it gently landed at one or two kilometres an hour.

published on : 20th July 2021

After Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos to take off for space in Blue Origin 

If successful, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin programme plans two more passenger flights to space by this year's end.

published on : 20th July 2021

Environmental concerns grow as space tourism lifts off

Scientists are worried about the potential for longer term harm as the industry is poised for major growth, particularly impacts to the ozone layer in the still poorly understood upper atmosphere.

published on : 18th July 2021

18-year-old to join Blue Origin's first passenger spaceflight

Blue Origin announced that instead of a USD 28 million auction winner launching with founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday, Dutch runner-up Oliver Daemen will be on board.

published on : 15th July 2021

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin gets green light to send him, three others to space

It will be the first launch with passengers for Blue Origin, which like Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to start flying paying customers in the months ahead.

published on : 13th July 2021

17 years after founding Virgin Galactic, billionaire Richard Branson bound for space

The spaceflight should take place at 8:30 am Mountain Time (1430 GMT), after overnight weather conditions forced a 90-minute delay. Virgin Galactic is livestreaming the launch on its website.

published on : 11th July 2021

Amazon launches IP Accelerator programme in India to help businesses secure trademark 

Sellers can choose to engage with the enrolled Intellectual Property law firms to help secure trademarks, protect their brands and tackle infringement on and Amazon websites globally.

published on : 4th July 2021

Jeff Bezos leaves enduring legacy as he steps away as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos will retain a key role, however, as executive chair at the technology and e-commerce colossus he founded 27 years ago.

published on : 4th July 2021

Richard Branson announces trip to space, ahead of Jeff Bezos

The winged rocket ship will soar from New Mexico — the first carrying a full crew of company employees. It will be only the fourth trip to space for Virgin Galactic.

published on : 2nd July 2021

82-year-old woman aviator to join Jeff Bezos on flight to space

The trip is 60 years overdue for Wally Funk, who was one of the Mercury 13 -- the first women trained to fly to space from 1960-1961, but excluded because of their gender.

published on : 1st July 2021

USD 28 million bid wins auction to fly to space with Jeff Bezos

Saturday's successful bidder beat out some 20 rivals in an auction launched on May 19 and wrapped up with a 10-minute, livecast frenzy.

published on : 13th June 2021

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

Bezos said in early February that he was stepping down as CEO of Amazon to spend more time, among other things, focused on Blue Origin.

published on : 7th June 2021
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