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A petition to keep Jeff Bezos in space is taking off

FILE — Jeff Bezos in a mockup of the crew capsule of his space company, Blue Origin, during the 33rd Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 5, 2017. Bezos said on Monday, June 7, 2021, that he would be on board when his rocket company, Blue Origin, conducts its first human spaceflight next month, shortly after he steps down as chief executive of Amazon. (Nick Cote/The New York Times)

“Billionaire’s should not exist … on earth, or in space, but should they decide the latter they should stay there,” reads the description on the change.org offering. Jeff Bezos is set to fly on a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket on July 20 from the company’s West Texas launch facility.

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