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Billionaire Bezos completes new mission in space

Billionaire Bezos completes new mission in space

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, soared about 107 km above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle on Tuesday and returned safely to Earth, a historic suborbital flight that helps to inaugurate a new era of private commercial space tourism.

Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos to fly to space next month

Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos to fly to space next month

Amazon's billionaire founder Jeff Bezos said on Monday he and his brother Mark will fly on the first crewed space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin next month.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie set to divorce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie set to divorce

Billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, and wife MacKenzie Bezos, are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said in a joint statement on Twitter on Wednesday.

Amazon's Bezos unveils $2bn philanthropic fund

Amazon's Bezos unveils $2bn philanthropic fund

The world's richest individual made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas on how he could use his personal fortune -- now estimated at some $163bn -- for charitable efforts.

Famed Swiss climber Steck dies on Mt Everest

Famed Swiss climber Steck dies on Mt Everest

Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, died on Mount Everest yesterday, officials said.