• Bezos plans $200,000+ tickets for space rides

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    Jeff Bezo's rocket company plans to charge passengers about $200,000 to $300,000 for its first trips into space next year, Reuters has learned. Havovi Cooper reports.
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  • Blue Origin could charge $200k-$300k for a trip to space

    7 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    How much would you pay to leave our dumpster fire of a world for just a few minutes? Blue Origin is considering charging $200,000 to $300,000 according to a Reuters report. For that price, passengers would get a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard, the commercial space vehicle from Jeff Bezos' rocket company.
    The rocket would take passengers to suborbital space to experience weightlessness and see the curvature of the Earth. This is done autonomously and can hold six passengers. Parachutes will return the capsule back to solid ground.
    This claim comes from two people with knowledge of the...
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  • Jeff Bezos May Charge $200,000 or More to Fly You to Outer Space

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    Hope you've hung onto the money you've saved with your Amazon purchases, because if you want a ride on Jeff Bezos' rocket ship, it's going to cost you.
    Reuters reports a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard system will run from $200,000 to $300,000 when tickets go on sale. That's expected to be as soon as next year .
    That's not a cheap trip, especially when you realize it will only offer passengers a suborbital view of the earth for four minutes or so and the entire ride will only last 11 minutes. That said, as the capsule only carries six people and each flight will cost an estimated $10...
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