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3:44 p.m. : All this is quite disgusting. Billions for disproportionate, hypocritical egos that pollute the earth and maintaining space by sheltering behind pseudo-humanitarian messages and ambitions.
3:43 p.m. : If I take my car to go to work, I am an ecocide. When Jeff Bezos picks up his rocket, he’s a hero. By the way, how many liters of oil consumed for this little trip into space? #pharisaism
3:44 p.m. : To relate the trip of a few minutes in space of this billionaire, it would be more appropriate to use the #waste of terrestrial resources. And it is not because this gentleman will spend some parts of his fortune on philanthropic actions that he can afford to emit so much CO2 as a toy.
3:42 p.m. : Magnificent performance. With money we can pollute, the simple lambda will be forced to use the electric which will cost him a blind.
3:43 p.m. : Eleven minutes for 300 tons of CO2, thank you Jeff
3:47 p.m. : In the comments, many of you denounce the trip of billionaire Jeff Bezos because of the carbon footprint that he generates. The scientific community is also worried. “A long-haul plane flight represents one to three tonnes of carbon dioxide [par passager]“, explains Elois Marais in The Guardian. This associate professor in physical geography at University College London explains in particular that a rocket launch for four people represents between 200 to 300 tonnes of CO2.
3:25 p.m. : The “New Shepard” American billionaire Jeff Bezos has just landed on Earth after a successful eleven-minute flight into space.
3:20 p.m. : The “New Shepard” capsule has reached space. announces Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ company. it should not be long in coming back down to Earth.
3:15 p.m. : The American billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, has just taken off successfully with three other people aboard his “New Shepard” rocket.
3:07 p.m. : The take-off of the Blue Origin capsule took a few minutes late, as you can see. It is now expected in five minutes, according to the count!
3:02 p.m. : Alongside the billionaire, three other people will take their place: his brother Mark, but also Wally Funk, 82, an aviation pioneer, and the young Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old Dutchman. They will become the oldest and youngest astronaut in the world, respectively. You can follow their departure in our direct here.
3:02 p.m. :, the founder of Amazon flies in ten minutes aboard the rocket New Shepard. The richest man in the world will spend 11 minutes in zero gravity. He will become the second billionaire to carry out a suborbital flight aboard a rocket from his company Blue Origin. We answered five questions around this takeoff.