Bezos donates $200M to National Air & Space Museum

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Image by Steve Jurvetson, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

WASHINGTON (AP) – Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space Museum, the largest gift received by the institution since its founding in 1846.

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$28M bid secures ride into space with Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, taken in 2010 by Steve Jurvetson. Image provided by Wikimedia Commons under its Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 license.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother ended with a winning $28 million bid on June 12.

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