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Kate Duffy
10 May 2022, 17:24

Billionaire hedge fund boss Ken Griffin paid $8 million to fly to space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — but will donate his seat to a New York schoolteacher, report says

Billionaire hedge fund boss Ken Griffin paid $8 million to fly to space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — but will donate his seat to a New York schoolteacher, report says

Billionaire hedge fund boss Ken Griffin paid $8 million to fly to space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin — but will donate his seat to a New York schoolteacher, report says

The crewed mission, on a reusable New Shepard launch vehicle, is set to take place in the first half of 2023, Bloomberg reported.

Watch: Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti creates history with first TikTok video from International Space Station
10 May 2022, 12:37

Watch: Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti creates history with first TikTok video from International Space Station

Cristoforetti is a part of SpaceX's Crew-4 mission. Previously, Cristoforetti lived on a space station from N...

Skywatching in May 2022 – Mars-Jupiter conjunction, lunar eclipse and more
Sourabh Jain
06 May 2022, 10:37

Skywatching in May 2022 – Mars-Jupiter conjunction, lunar eclipse and more

Skywatchers will have many events lined up in May 2022. These include a lunar eclipse, the conjunction of Mars and Jupiter a...