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    Jeff Bezos Unveils ‘Blue Moon’ Lunar Lander

    “This is an incredible vehicle.” That’s how the Amazon founder described his private space firm’s new lander, presented yesterday and designed to deliver “multiple metric tons” of payload — and eventually humans — to Earth’s satellite. The Blue Moon, powered by a liquid hydrogen engine that will be refueled by water mined on the moon, is part of what Bezos calls a “multi-generation vision” of populating space.

    When is lift-off? Bezos said the Blue Moon could be ready to help NASA reach its goal of landing the first woman on the moon by 2024.

    Check out this OZY op-ed about going to the moon — and beyond.

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