• Why Companies Can't Stop Top Execs From Blasting Off To Space or Flying Fighter Jets

    1 month ago - By NPR

    Corporate boards often try, but fail, to rein in CEOs and other top execs like Jeff Bezos from risky hobbies like traveling to the edge of space.
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  • You won't go to space any time soon, no matter what the billionaires say

    You won't go to space any time soon, no matter what the billionaires say

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson
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    This month, billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson went on suborbital space flights with their respective companies.
    The billionaires say they plan to make space tourism mainstream, but the trips came with hefty price tags.
    Space law experts say the prices aren't the only thing that will stop the average person from going on a space tour.
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    Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson have drawn public attention to space tourism...
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  • Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson into space - he ruled out a rocket trip 25 years ago

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Warren Buffett.
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    Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos or Richard Branson into space.
    The investor once said he admired space explorers but had no desire to board a rocket himself.
    Buffett joked he would charge less to insure Elon Musk's Mars mission if Musk was on board.
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    Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Virgin's Richard Branson blasted themselves into space this month, while SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's grand vision is colonizing Mars. Warren Buffett doesn't share his fellow billionaires' passion for interstellar travel - he ruled out leaving...
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  • Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson into space - he ruled out a rocket trip 25 years ago

    Warren Buffett won't be following Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson into space - he ruled out a rocket trip 25 years ago

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Virgin's Richard Branson blasted themselves into space this month, while SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's grand vision is colonizing Mars. Warren Buffett doesn't share his fellow billionaires' passion for interstellar travel - he ruled out leaving Earth 25 years ago.
    Buffett - who made his fortune investing in staid companies like Coca-Cola and Gillette - takes the same approach to fast-changing businesses and industries as he does to extraterrestrial voyages, he said in his 1996 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.
    "As investors, our reaction to...
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