Two billionaires, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos is in a big fight to get NASA astronauts into space. British businessman in space race in precedent form Richard Branson is also included. Press “ space barons”, the trio spends most of their fortunes chasing their dreams of space travel. Where ultra-powerful business people fight for planets instead of countries a contemporary space race they launched.
However, all three have slightly different aspirations of space companies and different visions of how to achieve them. Also, the extraterrestrial enterprise made their fortunes in other branches before it. Musk’s PayPal; Bezos’s Amazon
(from ; As for Branson Virgin Group. But mostly because of the comparisons between the two in our news. Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s we talked about space enterprises.
Elon Musk, SpaceX and Falcon rockets
Let’s start our article, where we compare the names of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, with the CEO of Tesla. SpaceX founded the space transportation company in 2002. now those times electric car company Tesla had never been the CEO and was not the controversial name of Twitter. The company said Musk’s “red planet” Mars Oasis” was born from the idea of sending a spacecraft.
Tool to take pictures of the planet and send it to Earth an experimental greenhouse and equipment would provide. Billionaire, project in the US government Go to Mars hoped it would spark new interest.
Elon Musk to fund the mission $20 million asked for a budget. Also from Russia intercontinental ballistic missiles
Tried to buy . But he realized that the project had exceeded his budget. He founded SpaceX to develop reusable rockets that would lower the cost of launching people and objects into space.
SpaceX’s biggest success, this was the difference; usable rockets. It has carried out numerous launches for commercial activities and government. in 2012 To the International Space Station became the first private company to send spacecraft. Similarly, it became the first private company to send people to space and to the station in 2020.
In April, NASA selected the company that will land astronauts on the Moon for the first time since 1972. Artemis mission was SpaceX, but Blue Origin objected.
SpaceX also Starlink
A broadband band of thousands of satellites called Internet is working on the service. The project is aimed at providing high-speed Internet to remote and rural areas. As a result, Elon Musk thinks that the future of humanity depends on settling on Mars. In 2020, on Mars by 2050 A city of 1 million people said he wanted to install it. Peoples, SpaceX’s Starships plans to reach space with its fleet.
Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos is partly in the first part of the news. Musk’s attempts we told. Now let’s move on to the second part…
Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin and the New Shepard rocket
e-commerce company Amazon
billionaire founder of Jeff Bezos has been voicing his decades-long fascination with space travel. especially the physicist Gerard O’Neill‘s ideas for space stations that could house millions of people once Earth’s resources were depleted.
Bezos, a space exploration company in 2000 Blue Origin he founded. Emeli for future launches recyclable was to make space exploration cheaper with boosters. The Washington-based company operated in full tacitness until 2003. Bezos kept his mouth shut about his plans for the next decade or so.
The company aims to take space tourists to the edge of space in a capsule. New Shepard
It is testing a suborbital rocket called . The main goal is for space tourists to look at Earth through large windows and experience a few minutes of zero gravity.
Last month, a total of four people, including those with them, Blue Origin
He flew to the border of space with the rocket developed by . 100 km above the Earth To the Karman line
By flying , Bezos proved that he was getting close to his goal. Jeff Bezos wrote on Instagram, “I’ve dreamed of traveling to space since I was five years old. on July 20 I will go on this trip with my brother. The biggest adventure is with my best friend. ” he said.
In addition, the company, New Armstrong
He is working on a project called . To deliver space payloads to low Earth orbit New Glenn
It is developing a larger rocket called . In the middle, if you’ve noticed, the programs are named after NASA astronauts (Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn).
Awful news for Bezos in Musk and Bezos race
In 2019, Bezos stated that the company will be ready in 2024 and Always human habitation on the Moon suggested that it would help establish it. Blue Moon announced plans to land on the moon. But bad news came; Blue Origin’s offer to transport NASA astronauts to the Moon was not accepted, and NASA chose SpaceX for the mission.
Bezos in 2021 CEO of Amazon left. Thus, Blue Origin
He said he plans to devote more time to his other initiatives, including .
Well, who do you think is more successful? We are waiting your comments…