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  • a new space race is set for blast off.

  • About this time.

  • It's not America versus Russia.

  • It's the world's two richest men going toe to toe, Industry sources say Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to focus more on his blue origin rocket business with a view to putting progress into hyper drive.

  • A space launch company has fallen far behind competitors.

  • Space X.

  • It's run by archrival Elon Musk, now the only man richer than Bezos ignition.

  • Let's Blue Origin was beaten to billions of dollars in U.

  • S.

  • Contracts by the Tesla founders firm.

  • Now Bezos may have the time to change that.

  • Last week, he said he was stepping down as boss off the online giant to focus on personal projects.

  • That's sure to include blue origin, which he has called his most important work.

  • Bezos has Bean liquidating a billion dollars off his Amazon stock every year to fund the project.

  • Now the focus is NASA's planned return to the moon.

  • Blue Origin hopes the space agency will choose its design for a lunar lander.

  • Winning is seen as critical to the firm's credibility and its prospects for eventual profitability.

  • But time is tight with a NASA due to winnow the list off possible contractors down to two by the end of April.

  • Whatever happens in the longer term, Bezos is thinking bigger, way bigger.

  • So my long term prediction and this is gonna take hundreds of years.

  • So don't worry.

  • Prematurely, Earth will end up being zoned residential and light industry on Do all the heavy industry will be done in space.

  • That is for the future, though.

  • Right now there is a space race to be won, and neither Jeff Bezos nor Elon Musk is known to enjoy coming second.

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