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Opinion | The Case for More Billionaires in Space

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Rarely has stunning human achievement been greeted with as much churlishness as when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos managed to fly or launch themselves into space.
There may be all sorts of legitimate grounds for criticizing billionaires, but attaining suborbital flight under their own power doesn't seem one of them.
Yet Branson and Bezos were mocked and criticized for not paying enough taxes, for being wasteful, for ignoring problems here on Earth, for engaging in a grotesque spectacle to boost their own egos, among other alleged offenses.
Even by the standards of our juvenile and...
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