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Fascinating story in Wired about Amazon founder-CEO Jeff Bezos’ other passion - space exploration, which is so deep that he sells $1 billion worth of Amazon stock each year to find the operations of his space company, Blue Origin.

An excerpt from the story says that Bezos believes that “Earth is destined to run out of resources … Humans need a plan B. While he readily concedes that building a space company qualifies as a cool adventure, the ultimate point, he always insists, is getting people to live in space. He often remarks with astonishment and disgust that there have never been more than 13 humans in space at one time. He’s out to change that…”

You can - and should - read the story here; it is not just a portrait of a man’s passions, but also a unique look at the man himself.

Like I said, fascinating.
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