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Jeff Bezos – Space Visionary

Do you know who Jeff Bezos is, what he does and how he is involved in Space Exploration

This page is dedicated to the great man who is Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is truly a great entrepreneur and as of the time of writing this in 2019 is the richest man in the world. Like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos has a great interest in making the human species multi planetary. What does that mean then? It means that through Jeff’s space exploration company called Blue Origin, he is rivaling Elon Musk’s SpaceX on space exploration missions for humankind.

 

 

 

Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world due to the company he founded called Amazon.com

You have probably heard of Amazon and what they do. Jeff created the company from nothing, to one of the most recognizable and successful companies in the world. 

Before we get into Jeff’s already quite remarkable achievements, let’s take a look at Jeff’s early life and previous achievements that has gotten him to where he is now.

 

Early Life

Jeff was born in New Mexico in 1964, and was raised in Texas. Both of these states are in the United States of America.

Growing up in Texas, Jeff as a boy was interested in science and technology, and from the looks of it this interest has stayed with him through his life based on the main company he started along with his space exploration company Blue Origin

Jeff moved to Florida from Texas, attending school where he continued science at the university of Florida. He continued to achieve and then attended Princeton university in New Jersey, US. Jeff received degrees in electrical engineering and computer science, which has really driven him on to achieve what he has.

 

Career & Achievements before Blue Origin

So, as we have already said, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 and has been growing the company after since. Jeff is the founder, chief executive officer and chairman of the largest selling online market place in the world, which makes him the richest him in the world as of 2019.

Before Jeff started Amazon, he worked on Wall Street in New York in various different roles, and after he founded and successfully built up Amazon to one of the biggest companies he started Bezos Expeditions

Bezos Expeditions is involved in a number of different ventures for the benefit of humankind, with one of these ventures the further exploration of space with Blue Origin.

 

Blue Origin

Blue Origin was founded by Jeff Bezos in the year 2000. from then until now, Blue Origin has made significant strives in the testing of space travel for humans, with it’s mission the same as other space flight organizations ‘ to make humankind multi planetary’ Like other space exploration companies, in the near future, Blue Origin’s plan is to offer space travel accessible to all.   

 

 

Kids Fun Facts Corner

# 1. Jeff Bezos founded Blue Origin in 2000.

# 2. Jeff Bezos is a multi billionaire.

# 3. Jeff Bezos is in direct space exploration competition with Elon Musk.

# 4. Jeff Bezos Origin Blue estimate that seats on future space flights to will cost in the region of $200,00 to $300,000

# 5. Jeff Bezos venture company is called Bezos Expeditions.

# 6. Jeff Bezos is building a 10,000 year clock for humankind as a forward thinking vision.

# 7. Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Posh newspaper.

# 8. Jeff Bezos was Time Magazine’s person of the year in 1999. 

# 9. Jeff Bezos received the Buzz Aldrin Space Exploration award in 2018 for his achievements with Blue Origin.  

# 10. Jeff Bezos was involved in a helicopter crash in 2003.

 

Q&A Corner

Q. In what year was Jeff Bezos born?

Q. In what year was Blue Origin founded by Jeff Bezos?

Q. Who is in direct competition in the space race with Jeff Bezos? 

Q. Outside of Blue Origin, name two other companies that Jeff Bezos is involved in?

Q. In what year was Jeff Bezos awarded time magazine person of the year award?

Q. How much a future space flights estimated to cost with Origin Blue?

Q. How is the name of Jeff Bezos venture company?

Q. What is Jeff Bezos building as a vision for Humankind?

Q. What university did Jeff Bezos attend?

Q. In what year was Jeff Bezos involved in a helicopter crash?

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