ELON MUSK AND JEFF BEZOS HAVE PROFOUND VISIONS FOR HUMANITY’S FUTURE IN SPACE – HERE’S HOW THE BILLIONAIRES’ GOALS COMPARE
Space is a big place, one rich with resources and adventure for the taking. So if you’re the imaginative type, leaving Earth offers near-limitless opportunities for humanity’s expansion.
Of all the people weighing in on how we’ll get to space, what we’ll do there, and on what timeline, the voices of two billionaires – Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos – ring the loudest and most often.
Musk, the tech mogul behind Tesla and the founder of SpaceX (a now-$33-billion rocket company), wants to establish a permanent, self-sustaining city on Mars.
Meanwhile, Bezos – the founder and CEO of Amazon – has his own space company, Blue Origin. Its work so far focuses on building a “road to space” with new rockets that could ultimately pave the way for floating colonies.
These two grandiose dreams are markedly different, and their owners occasionally spar about the details. But it’s not inconceivable that their two companies will one day work together in space…
Source: Business Insider