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Amazon founder unveils rocket plant in Florida | Al Jazeera America

Amazon founder unveils rocket plant in Florida | Al Jazeera America

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday unveiled plans to build a rocket manufacturing plant and launch site in Florida, a business that will compete against fellow tech billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

Bezos’ space startup, Blue Origin, intends to invest more than $200 million to build the rocket-building facility adjacent to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, state officials said.

Source: Amazon founder unveils rocket plant in Florida | Al Jazeera America