KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – It’s the battle of the billionaires.
With Jeff Bezos stepping down as CEO of Amazon, he can have extra time to deal with his spaceflight firm, Blue Origin, giving Elon Musk’s firm SpaceX a run for its cash.
Bezos’ private ardour mission Blue Origin has set itself the purpose of remodeling house journey. They plan to proceed constructing extra rockets and engines to launch folks and different payloads into house.
RELATED: SpaceX Targets Two Starllink Launches This Week
Area consultants say that regardless that SpaceX is much forward in placing satellites and spacecraft into orbit, Blue Origin has constantly made its method, most not too long ago with its New Glenn and New Shepard rockets.
“Jeff has all the time talked about creating Amazon as a piggy financial institution for Blue Origin … we’re excited in regards to the alternative to see them compete much more. It’s that competitors that drives innovation and profitability, and Cape will profit from that, and so is the US and doubtless all of humanity, “stated Dale Ketcham, vice chairman of Area Florida.
RELATED: SpaceX gears up for a giant 12 months with dozens of launches scheduled
Wanting forward, Blue Origin additionally has a mission known as Blue Moon, a lander that they hope to ship to the moon in 2024.
Tune in to FOX 35 Orlando for the newest information from Central Florida.