Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a surprising reason to explore space
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' vision of "millions of people living and working in space" drives his space company Blue Origin. Space reporters taking the first-ever media tour of Blue Origin's ultra-modern headquarters and factory Monday heard it multiple times.
But why Bezos thinks that vision is not only good, but necessary, might surprise you. It's about energy.
"Energy usage per capita has been growing at 2 to 3 percent a year for a long time," Bezos said. "The early part of the 20th century it grew even faster, but it's been growing that fast for centuries."... read more
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