The tech billionaire has said before: “If orbiting could happen with lobbying and lawyers, Bezos would be on Pluto right now.”
SpaceX CEO Elon MuskFounder of Blue Origin, its biggest rival in the space race Jeff Bezoshe teased.
Blue Origin objected in April to NASA’s agreement with SpaceX to build the spacecraft that will take astronauts to the Moon, and after this was rejected, it took the matter to court in August.
Another company Bezos founded, Kuiper Systems, which carries out satellite internet studies affiliated to Amazon, also objected to SpaceX project Starlink’s application for satellites two weeks ago.
Musk talked about the conflict between them in a tweet he posted on September 7, following news that Bezos invested in the startup Altos Labs, which is working on anti-aging:
IF THAT DOESN’T WORK, BEZOS WILL SUIT TO DEATH!
According to the news of MIT Tech Review, Altos Labs, which was established this year, makes a name for itself with salaries of up to 1 million dollars (approximately 8.5 million TL) paid to scientists.
The company said its research on how cells age and how to reverse this process is promising, Independent Turkish reported. In the news, it was written that sources with information about the company said that Bezos also invested in Altos Labs.
On the other hand, this isn’t Musk’s first reference to Bezos. SpaceX CEO spoke on August 27 about Bezos, who left Amazon CEO to focus on Blue Origin’s operations:
It turns out that Bezos is retiring for a full-time job where he will be suing SpaceX. Three weeks ago, Musk said, “If orbiting could happen with lobbying and lawyers, Bezos would be on Pluto right now.”