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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to fund space tourism

The chief executive of internet giant Amazon is selling $1bn of stock a year to fund his space ambitions. Jeff Bezos wants to launch paying passengers into orbit for short rides starting next year.

The chief executive of internet giant Amazon is selling $1bn of stock a year to fund his space ambitions.

Jeff Bezos wants to launch paying passengers into orbit for short rides starting next year.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson explains.