Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin lost to Elon Musk’s SpaceX on a major NASA contract. Now a powerful senator is stepping in to help.
Sen. Maria Cantwell proposed spending an additional $10 billion on NASA's moon program in a move that calls on the space agency to select a second company to build a lunar lander.washingtonpost.com
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy to take over in Q3
"As much as I still tap dance into the office, I'm excited about this transition," Bezos said in his internal announcement. Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it's consuming. Industry CEOs and Amazon competitors congratulated Bezos and Jassy on the coming transition, with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella calling Jassy's promotion "well-deserved." Here's the full letter from Bezos to Amazon employees:Fellow Amazonians:I'm excited to announce that this Q3 I'll transition to Executive Chair of the Amazon Board and Andy Jassy will become CEO. Andy is well known inside the company and has been at Amazon almost as long as I have.cnbc.com