Home > Article > Rich Guys Have No Luck in Space – Deal Journal – WSJ

Rich Guys Have No Luck in Space – Deal Journal – WSJ

Image representing Jeff Bezos as depicted in C...

Image via CrunchBase

If you want to be the richest guy in the universe, apparently you need to shoot a rocket into orbit just to make sure there are no Martians with more money than you.

Some of the terrestrial world’s wealthiest men, including Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos have backed newfangled private spacecraft. Sometimes these efforts end about as well as the crew’s trip in “2001.” A sample:

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com rich guy

As our colleague Andy Pasztor just brought you, an unnamed spaceship funded by the billionaire Amazon founder suffered a major failure during a recent test flight. Bezos’s privately funded Blue Origin was awarded NASA money earmarked for new efforts to support manned spaceflights.

via Rich Guys Have No Luck in Space – Deal Journal – WSJ.

Strange Random Space Quote:

“That intelligent creatures exist in outerspace is proven by the fact that they have not contacted us.” – Loesje (Dutch Fictional character “Active and International girl”, b.1983)

Enhanced by Zemanta
Advertisements
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: