Billionaire space race

Billionaire space race

See also:

Tristan Greene, “Here’s the stupid reason Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars,” Next Web, August 16, 2019,

Samantha Rolfe, “Elon Musk’s Starship may be more moral catastrophe than bold step in space exploration,” Conversation, October 2, 2019,

Rafi Letzter, “Why NASA’s Annoyed About Elon Musk’s Giant Rocket,” Live Science, October 5, 2019,

Franklin Foer, “Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan,” Atlantic, November 2019,

Shannon Stirone, “Mars Is a Hellhole,” Atlantic, February 26, 2021,

Derrick Bryson Taylor and Kenneth Chang, “Jeff Bezos Will Fly Aboard Blue Origin’s First Human Trip to Space,” New York Times, June 7, 2021,

Michael Hiltzik, “The Bezos-Branson-Musk space race is a huge waste of money and scientifically useless,” Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2021,

Shannon Stirone, “Space Billionaires, Please Read the Room,” Atlantic, July 7, 2021,

Joey Roulette, “Space tourism rivalry gets extremely petty ahead of Branson’s spaceflight,” Verge, July 9, 2021,

Jasper Jolly and Gwyn Topham, “Richard Branson’s quest: to boldly go where no billionaire has gone before,” Guardian, July 10, 2021,

Christian Davenport, “Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew are safely back from space, ushering in a new era,” Washington Post, July 11, 2021,

Erik Shilling, “Richard Branson Didn’t Go To Space,” Jalopnik, July 12, 2021,

Adam Gabbatt, “Bezos blasted for traveling to space while Amazon workers toil on planet Earth,” Guardian, July 20, 2021,

Samantha Masunaga and Andrew Mendez, “Jeff Bezos launches new era of space travel with Blue Origin ride,” Los Angeles Times, July 20, 2021,

Daniel Oberhaus, “How did Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin fail to dominate the billionaire space race?” Guardian, October 16, 2021,

Sam Wolfson, “Metaverse, Mars, meditation retreats: billionaires want to escape the world they ruined,” Guardian, October 29, 2021,

Jackie Wattles, “A billionaire CEO is on track to go further into space than any human in 50 years,” WTAE, February 14, 2022,

Christian Davenport, “SpaceX didn’t want to blow up its launchpad. It may have done just that,” Washington Post, April 21, 2023,

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