Why the world’s richest can’t buy their way into becoming astronauts | 7NEWS

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The billionaires who have visited space may not have earned the title ‘astronaut’ after all. US Aviation authorities marked this week’s flight by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with tough new standards.

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    Jeffrey Preston Bezos is an American business magnate, media proprietor, investor and commercial astronaut. Bezos is the founder and executive chairman of Amazon, having previously served as chairman, president and CEO of the company.

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