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2-Day shipping to the moon? Blue Origin wants to be a lunar delivery service

Hot on the heels of SpaceX announcing that it will soon be offering two lucky—and wealthy—space tourists a cruise around the moon, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced that he would be be launching an Amazon-like service shipping supplies, experiments, and crew to the Moon by 2020. Bezos believes that by that time, we should … Continue reading “2-Day shipping to the moon? Blue Origin wants to be a lunar delivery service”


Hot on the heels of SpaceX announcing that it will soon be offering two lucky—and wealthy—space tourists a cruise around the moon, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announced that he would be be launching an Amazon-like service shipping supplies, experiments, and crew to the Moon by 2020. Bezos believes that by that time, we should begin building a lunar colony and his delivery service will be crucial to getting the necessary materials there. 

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Read more in The Washington Post. 

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Elizabeth Segran, Ph.D., is a staff writer at Fast Company. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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