May 12, 2019

Blue Origin kicks off kids’ space club with offer to launch postcards

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Jeff Bezos is adding another title to his credit: space postmaster.

The Amazon CEO and founder of Blue Origin on Thursday (May 9) announced that his private spaceflight company has created a new program to inspire today’s youth to think about their future in space. To get them started, Bezos plans to launch and return 10,000 stamped postcards with students’ visions for humanity beyond Earth.

“One of the things we have to do is inspire the future generations,” said Bezos during a press event where he also unveiled his own far-reaching vision for space settlement, including Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander. “So today, I am announcing that Blue Origin is founding the Club for the Future, whose mission is to inspire young people to build the future of life in space.”

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