Blue Origin founder Bezos said earlier this month that he and his brother Mark Bezos would take people into space on their first flight aboard the company’s New Shepard rocket on July 20. Three days after Bezos’ announcement, two petitions were launched to try to stop the billionaire. re-entry to earth. Each petition gained thousands of followers in just 10 days.
one of these petitions Title Is- “Don’t let Jeff Bezos come back to earth.” him change.org on has been started. It has been signed by more than 37 thousand people. “The billionaire should not exist on Earth or in space, but should decide whether he should live there or not,” the plea’s description said.
Some signatories gave a reason for signing the petition – including comments such as “letting go back to Earth is a privilege – not a right” and “The Earth doesn’t need people like Jeff, Bill, Allen, and other such billionaires”. Huh. This probably refers to Bill Gates and Elon Musk.
Another petition, called “Petition not to allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth”, has garnered more than 19,000 signatures and is moving fast. Jose Ortiz, who started the petition, elaborated that Bezos was “an evil overlord of global domination”.
Ortiz also wrote, “The fate of humanity is in your hands.”
According to the website, both the petitions have sought 25,000 to 50,000 signatures. If it is more than this number then they will be given this figure. change.org But the two top-signed petitions will do.
Bezos planned an 11-minute flight to the ends of space at New Shepard with his brother and an unnamed auction winner. An announcement was made to give one seat to an outsider in this Yatra. During the auction, a seat was bid for $ 28 million, or about Rs 205 crore. For the journey they will be seated in a dome-shaped capsule that rests atop the rocket booster, which is fastened with a seat belt.
Then once New Shepard reaches the hypothetical ‘Karman Line’ of 100 kilometers, or 62 miles, from Earth’s surface, the capsule will separate from this rocket. It will re-enter the atmosphere and with the help of parachutes, the three passengers will return back to Earth. This capsule is designed in the same way.